Seven $1,500 academic scholarships will be offered by The American Legion Gold Star Post 191 in Mount Airy.
The first five are for students in high school who are going on to higher education. The final two scholarship are for high school graduates who are full-time undergraduate students at an accredited college, university or technical school. Available scholarships are: Jack Weidman Memorial Scholarship; Elvin Helsel Memorial Scholarship; Charles Etzler Memorial Scholarship; Sam Jewell Memorial Scholarship; Art Brett Memorial Scholarship; Charles Norwood Memorial Scholarship; and the Arnie Ogren Memorial Scholarship.
Applications can be printed from the post web site http://www.post191.com. All applications must be submitted by April 1. Award recipients will be announced on or about May 1.