The flag award, is awarded to a group, business or individual who has an outstanding display of the US flag which inspires patriotism and well as follows all the proper methods for flag etiquette to respect the flag. The John Hancock Chapter issues one flay award per year. The 2010 receipient was given to Riverdale High School (Riverdale School District) for their lighted display and use of Cub Scouts for raising and lowering their flag.
Arthur M. and Berdena King Eagle Scout Scholarship
Eagle Scouts, consider applying for the Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Scholarship! This scholarship is open to All Registered Eagle Scouts who will not reach their 19th birthday in the year of application (application year runs Jan 1 to Dec 31st). College Plans do not need to be completed to be award the scholarship. There are three levels of competition (chapter, state and local) all through one application. The Chapter winner will receive the Son�s of the American Revolution Eagle Scout Medal, bearing the famous Minute Man. All applications will compete at state for a trophy and cash prizes. State winners will be submitted to national, with national scholarship cash prizes being $8000, $4000 and $2000 for first through third respectively.
The chapter level prize is the SAR Eagle Scout Scholarship Medal shown above. Each Eagle submitting an application for the chapter contest will recieve the SAR Eagle Scout Scholarship Contest patch shown above.
You can find an application at the national SAR website. The John Hancock Chapter 2015 deadline is December 18th, 2015. Please contact Dan Haas at the John Hancock Chapter for questions or to submit your application.
Congratulations to Travis Yamine of Troop 338, our 2015 Chapter Eagle Scout Contest winner for the John Hancock Chapter. Good luck in the Ohio Society level!
Joseph S. Rumbaugh Oration Contest
Since 2012, we have been sponsoring the entry level of the National SAR, Joseph S. Rumbaugh Oration Contest. This is a oration contest consisting of a original 5 minute speech on a Revolutionary War such as an event, personality or specific document. The chapter winner will receive an Olympic style medal and will be entered in the state society contest to compete for a cash prize and the opportunity to compete at the national society level, with top prize being $3,000. You can find more information at the national SAR website. The contest at the John Hancock Chapter level, will take place on Saturday, April 7th, 2012 at 11am. Location will be announced to participants prior to the contest date. Entries consisting of student information and a copy of the oration to be delivered will be required by Friday, March 30th, 2012. Please contact chapter president Dan Haas for official rules and to enter.