The U.S. Military and also the Society of Professional Journalistsâ€™-Keystone Chapter teamed to supply students an chance to get savings bonds for his or her greater education.
Near to 30 senior high school juniors and senior citizens throughout Pennsylvania clarified a time-old question: â€śHow has your senior high school experience prepared you for the future goals?â€ť
Students described their solutions within the first-ever â€śYouth LDRSHIP (Leadership) Essay Contest, â€ť backed through the Harrisburg Prospecting Battalion and also the Society of Professional Journalistsâ€™ Keystone Professional Chapter.
To begin with champion, Jenn Hockenberry, authored the next in her own essay about her dedication to help individuals and do her best on the planet:
â€śIâ€™ve learned many important values like responsibility, personal time management and respect, but the most crucial factor which i think I've learned is duty and non selfish service through my volunteer work.â€ť
Hockenberry, a junior at Kittanning Senior High School, will get a $1Thousand savings bond for her publish-secondary education. Her classmate, Shannon Master gained a $500 savings bond by garnering second place, and Northern Senior High School junior, John â€śJackâ€ť Krimmel who placed third will get a $300 savings bond.
â€śLiving the Military Values means living to some greater standard, â€ť stated the Harrisburg Prospecting Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Stephen Lockridge. â€śThese students who won the competition certainly encompass what it really way to live and eat these values through their volunteer work, integrity to complete their set goals, and discipline and dedication to lead.â€ť
Reps from Harrisburg Prospecting Battalion and SPJ Keystone Professional Chapter judged and given the competition, that was available to juniors and senior citizens residing in the battalionâ€™s western and central Pennsylvania territory.
Such as the national society, the chapter encourages open government, freedom of speech and the concept of accurate, ethical, entertaining and informative journalism.
â€śA senior high school education is all about greater than finding out how to read, â€ť stated Daniel Axelrod, the SPJ Keystone Professional Chapterâ€™s leader. â€śItâ€™s about creating a value system and finding your world. The SPJ Keystone Professional Chapter hopes these ambitious teenagers become Americaâ€™s next great authors.â€ť
Reps in the battalion and SPJ Keystone Professional Chapter will show the those who win using their savings bonds throughout award events in their particular high schools.