|Posted by Emily Garven on May 5, 2014 at 4:25 PM|
The Wrentham Times. Thursday, May 01, 2014
Local Student Receives Music Award
Emily Garven of King Philip Regional High School received the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #225 Music Appreciation Award. Garven was selected from entries submitted by seniors from King Philip who demonstrated a passion for music and the arts during their years at King Philip. In addition to being a KP senior, Garven is the Director of the Inspiration Performing Troupe in Norfolk, MA which she established in 2009. With plans to study Music and Theater Education, Garven will attend Bridgewater State University in the fall.
The American Legion Auxiliary awards more than $13.5 million each year in various scholarships across the country to young men and women for meeting their education goals. Students and parents wishing to learn more about scholarships are encouraged to consult the Need A Lift book published each year by The American Legion, available at www.legion.org.
Founded in 1919, the American Legion Auxiliary is the world’s largest patriotic women’s service organization. With a membership of nearly 850,000, local Auxiliary units have a strong presence in more than 9,500 communities nationwide. The Auxiliary’s mission to serve veterans, their families and their communities is carried out through its hundreds of outreach programs delivered by its members, volunteers and National Headquarters.