913-233-9248
PO Box 860961
Shawnee, KS 66286
Shawnee Mission VFW
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Scout of the Year

WHO CAN ENTER:

  • Scouts who are registered, active members of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.
  • Scouts must be 15 years of age and have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, scouting and the community.
  • Scouts must be enrolled in high school at the time of selection.

 Note: All applicants still in high school who reach their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified.  

HOW TO ENTER:

Scouts should submit the completed VFW Scouting Scholarship form, resume of high school activities, scouting record, community service record and  letters of recommendation to Shawnee Mission VFW Post 10552 no later than March 1 to Chairman Boyd Beck at bbeckks@gmail.com or for more information.

Note: A Scout can enter through ONE VFW Post only. 

HOW IT WORKS:

Local VFW Posts submit all candidates with full entry criteria to their respective VFW Department (state) by April 1. From there, the Department selects a winner and forwards the entry to the VFW National Headquarters by May 1 for national-level judging.