Matthew Blair earns Third Place in National VFW Competition
Class of 2022 graduate Matthew Blair was awarded a third place $10,000 scholarship prize in the National Voice of Democracy scholarship program. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) runs the the program and Blair was locally sponsored by the VFW Post 8214 in Manchester, NH.
The VFW Voice of Democracy scholarship program is open to any high school students grades 9-12 and requires them to write and record an audio-essay. This year's topic was "Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?". Blair was awarded the third place national award after being selected from over 28,000 entrants, narrowed down to 52 state finalists.
Senior Catherine Gorman named 2021 New Hampshire Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year
Catherine has been a member of the Manchester Boys and Girls Club since she was 6 years old and has been an active leader ever since, including working as part of the COVID Care staff throughout the pandemic. After being named the 2021 Manchester Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year, she was selected as the the state-wide winner! Congratulations, Catherine!