Harold D. Speakman Post 356



American Legion School Award and Essay Contest winners awarded on June 12, 2024 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 2024.

This year’s award winner is:

Anna Arnold


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:

"How is Memorial Day different from Veterans Day?"

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

Erin Carmody 7th Grade

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

Elizabeth Constantine 7th Grade

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

Patrick Coyne 8th Grade


Congratulations to the 2024 award winners