Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, and Auxiliary, award $7,500.00 in Scholarships to 5 local Seniors.

April 20, 2022


At the Post Membership regular monthly meeting, on April 20, 2022, Harry E. VFW Post 9545, New Lenox, IL, awarded $5,000.00 in Scholarship funds to 5 deserving Seniors from Lincoln-Way Central, and Lincoln-Way West.  These 5 students who are relatives of Members of Post 9545 each received $1,000.00 from the Membership.  They are all attending College in the fall, and it was a pleasure to award them. 

VFW Post 9545 Auxiliary awarded each a Scholarship of $500.00 as well to help them in their future educational needs.

Post Commander Tim Terrell, Auxiliary President Linda Paschall, and Scholarship Committee Chairman John Forsythe handed out the well-deserved checks.

Congratulations to:

Molly Forsythe,

Kelsey McGivern

Grace Denton

Olivia Clare O’Connell

Halie Forsythe

In the last 5 years, Post 9545 has awarded approximately $30,000.00 in scholarships to deserving Seniors. Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545 and its Auxiliary take great pride in helping the young people in our community.

L-R John Forsythe Scholarship Committee Chairman, Kelsey McGivern. Molly Forsythe, Halie Forsythe, Grace Denton, Olivia Clare O’Connell, Linda Paschall Auxiliary President, Post 9545 Commander Tim Terrell (Photo by Abe Gomez)