First full day of our 100th Annual Convention

The first day of convention was a full one!  The Pennsylvania American Legion handed out many awards today including:

Firefighter of the Year Award to Edward L. Manko of Philadelphia, PA
Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award to Donald M. Zofchak of Washington, PA
Educator of the Year Award to Jason Baker of Spring Grove, PA
John C. “Ace” Mann Blue Cap of the Year Award to William E. Lozier of the James E Zundell Post 446 of Mt Pleasant, PA
Media Award for Daily newspaper went to the Morning Call of Allentown, PA
Media Award for Weekly Newspaper went to The Yellow Jacket of Waynesburg, PA
Samuel F. Naples Award to Leroy Lippi Jr of Post 272 Robert H Hoke of Harrisburg, PA
Hospital Volunteer of the Year to Franklin L. Homme from Post 367 Fullerton Post of Whitehall, PA
Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Scott Shreve, D.O. from the Lebanon VA Medical Center in Lebanon, PA
2018 State Champion Braydon Brower of Tyrone, PA
2018 Eagle Scout of the Year for Joshua S. Kopasko of harrison City, PA
Legionnaire Scouter of the Year Delbert Swan from Post 428 Leon O’Bryan of Elkland, PA
Large Employer of Veterans Award to Boeing of Ridley Park, PA

Not only were these awards given out today but so was Post and District Awards for Keystone Boys State, Law & Order, Children & Youth, Community Service, Hospital Entertainment, Blood Donor, Americanism, and New Post/Post Home.

To view photos from the day visit our convention page