The deadline for submissions for the 2014-2015 program is November 1, 2014. Applications can be picked up around March 1, 2014 at VFW Post 4829, located at 513 S. Cedar St., Shelbyville, IL 62565-1843. Phone number is 217-774-4829
Chuck Hubbartt, honorary Commander and Post Trustee commented, “We are very proud to be able to offer this program to the students in grades 9-12 of Shelby County schools, including parochial and homeschooled students. It is just one of the many ways your local VFW contributes back to the community. I especially want to thank Mr. Josh Maxwell and Mrs. Wendy Grisemer at SHS for helping us promote the Voice of Democracy program.”
Drennian Martin is the son of Charlie Martin and was named Shelbyville Daily Union Male Fall Athlete of the year in cross country, all state cross country and MVL (most valuable leader). Martin is also active in student council, choir and theater.