Post 298 Children and Youth Activities
Many opportunities exist for youth involvement at your local American Legion
Post located at 625 31st Street in Marion; High School students will want to
check out scholarship opportunities described on our Oratorical Contest page
while 5th Graders will be interested in our Flag Essay contest. Both are yearly
events. If you are a boy who has completed 11th grade and are interested in
learning more about government the information located on the Boys State page is
for you. For girls there are volunteer opportunities as a Legion Auxiliary
Junior and American Legion Auxiliary runs an annual Girls State that has the
same goals as Boys State - Citizenship and learning about our government and
Additionally, Post 298 gives out two scholarships each year in the spring.
Applications for the coming year will be available at the Legion Post in
January. To be eligible you must be a son, daughter, stepson, stepdaughter,
grandson, granddaughter, step grandson or step granddaughter of a Post 298
Click on each event / opportunity to go to it's page!
5th Grade Flag Essay Contest