Harold D. Speakman Post 356


American Legion School Award and Essay Contest winners awarded on June 9, 2021 at St. Margaret School Narberth.

St. Margaret School Award

The American Legion School Award Program is designed to place emphasis on the development of the qualities of courage, honor, leadership, patriotism, scholarship and service in students, and consists of the Medallion and Certificate. This award is presented to a member of the graduation class of 2021.

This year’s award winner is:

Kelsey Beck


St. Margaret Essay Contest

Each year Post 356 sponsors an essay contest for Memorial Day for the 7th and 8th grade classes at St. Margaret School.  The topic selected by the Post Essay Committee this year was:

"What is the history of each branch of the United States Military?" (Army, Navy, Marine Corp., Air Force, and Coast Guard.)


First place---------Gold essay medal with certificate and $150

Kelsey Beck 8th Grade

Second place----Silver essay medal with certificate and $100.

Matthew Norton 8th Grade

Third place-------Bronze essay medal with certificate and $50.

Alexander Moritz 7th Grade


Congratulations to the 2021 award winners