The title for the 2014 American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary Americanism Essay contest was, “How Would I Improve Our Form of Government?” The students took the title in many different directions. The winning essays for Liberty Post/Unit 289 in Strasburg were:
11-12th grade - 1st - Megan Cress, 2nd - Morgan Stremming, 3rd - Sarah Locke
9-10 grade -1st - Anna Yakey, 2nd- Marcail Clark, 3rd - Olivia Telgmann, 4th - Ted Kessler
7-8th grade -1st - Pyrinthia Ballinger, 2nd - Kelly Williams, 3rd - Tanner Clark
The winners read their essays at the Americanism Essay supper which was held in conjunction with the American Legion birthday.