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LACONIA — The American Legion Post 1 in Laconia awarded five scholarships to graduating Laconia High School Seniors and one to a Gilford High School senior, Shelbie Olson. The scholarships are based on scholastic aptitude, community service and financial need.
Applicants for this scholarship are required to write a short essay on what the scholarship will mean to them. Post 1 adjutant Earl Beale made the presentations to the following seniors at Laconia High School: Michayla Anja, Amanda Goupil, Thomas Le, Meredith Vachon and Jillian Vallee.
Vallee was also awarded the American Legion Auxiliary Ann Tracy scholarship from Unit 1, Laconia and the Eli Marcoux scholarship from the American Legion, Department of New Hampshire.