Starr Sutherland Jr. Post 227 awards two scholarships

Monday, August 20, 2012


On Saturday August 11, 2012, the Starr Sutherland Jr. Post 227 of The American Legion awarded two College Grants to recipients Jonathan Nearing Jr. and Jessica Osburn, at the Post's annual luau and awards event.

Applicants for this award must be children or grandchildren of any member who has served in the military, during a time of war, and is now a member in good standing of American Legion Post or Auxiliary Unit # 227.

Rachel Dickerson presents the scholarship to her
grandson, Jonathan Nearing Jr.

Jonathan Nearing Jr. is attending Shoreline Community College studying to become a CNC Machinist. Jonathan is the grandson of Henry and Rachel Dickerson, long term members of Post & Unit #227.

Louise Grasmick presents the scholarship to her
granddaughter Jessica Osborn
Jessica Osborn will be attending Seattle Art Institute studying for a career in television broadcasting. Jessica is the granddaughter of Robert and Louise Grasmick, long term members of Post and Unit #227.

Post Chaplain Larry Fisher introduced the Grandmothers of each recipient, who made the presentation to each grandchild, Rachel Dickerson to Jonathan Nearing Jr, and Louise Grasmick to Jessica Osborn.


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