Galloway Township American Legion Post 430 established a scholarship program in 2017 for Absegami High School graduates. The first recipients were Alison Reed, enrolling at Stockton University, and Madeleine Lewis, entering Rutgers University.

Each student received $1,000 for the 2017-18 academic year and will receive an additional $1,000 each year for the four years of their college career. The scholarships are renewable for a total of four years.

To be considered, applicants must be the child or grandchild of a veteran.

The scholarship is for two students annually.

American Legion Post 430 meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Germania firehall. Call 609-517-4572 or 609-965-0247 for information.

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