NATIONAL HISTORY CONTEST – FALL MEETING
During his report to the National Executive Committee on Oct. 15 in Indianapolis, National Historian James Copher announced the winners of the National Post History Contest and National Department History Contest, which had been judged earlier in the week by a panel of past and present department and national historians. A meeting of the NADHAL (National Association of Department Historians of The American Legion) organization, to which the judges belong, was also held.
2015 winners include:
One-Year Department Narrative History Contest (out of three entries):
First Award, Department of North Carolina
Second Award, Department of Indiana
Honorable Mention, Department of Georgia
One-Year Department Yearbook History Contest (out of 12 entries):
First Award, Department of Nebraska
Second Award, Department of North Carolina
Third Award, Department of Florida
Honorable Mention, Department of North Dakota
One-Year Post Narrative History Contest (out of six entries):
First Award, Banks Post 90, Banks, Ore.
Second Award, Pony Express Post 359, St. Joseph, Mo.
Third Award, Carroll Post 143, Carrollton, Ga.
One-Year Post Yearbook History Contest (out of 25 entries):
First Award, Carroll Post 143, Carrollton, Ga.
Second Award, Alois-Dreikosen Post 469, Marathon, Wis.
Third Award, Frierson-Nichols Post 8, Winter Haven, Fla.
Honorable Mention, Cornville Post 135, Cornville, Ariz.