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Mitchell High School Students Excel In American Legion Competition
Updated March 19, 2015 6:59 AM | Filed under: Education
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American Legion Post 250 in Mitchell offered the Americanism and Government test to Mitchell High School students. Those in grades 10-12 were eligible to take the test. Lee Hupp, test chairman, is shown with local winners, Tad Canada, 12th grade, Anna Kluender, 11th grade, and Zach Furbee and Victoria Johnson,10th grade. Andrea Perry, the 12th grade winner, was not present for the photo.

(MITCHELL) - Zach Furbee will receive $1,000 at the Indiana American Legion Spring Conference in Indianapolis in April.

Furbee, a 10th grader at Mitchell High School, along with 12th graders Tad Canada and Andrea Perry, 11th grader Anna Kluender and 10th grader Victoria Johnson took an exam on their knowledge of Americanism and government last November. American Legion Post 250 sponsored the event.

Those results were sent to the 9th District of the American Legion and the tests were judged again and three Mitchell High School students won at the district level in February. The winners were Furbee, Kluender and Johnson. Each winner received $100.

Those winners then advanced to the state level and Furbee was selected as the 10th grade boy state winner earning him $1,000.



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