17th Annual Dignified Disposal of Unserviceable American Flags Ceremony

Posted September 1st, 2017

Your local American Legion Post in combination with Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative (CVEC) in Seminole, has scheduled the 17th Annual Dignified Disposal of Unserviceable American Flags ceremony on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017. We are once again inviting all middle and high school students in the CVEC service area to enter our contest by submitting a one-page essay titled:

“United We Stand”

Two prizes will be awarded; one to a middle school student and the other to a high school student. Each winner will be awarded and presented a $250.00 cash scholarship. The winning students will be requested to read their essays at the ceremony.

Please encourage all of your students to write and submit their essays via mail, email, or fax to:

Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Attn: Jarrod VanZant
PO Box 751
Seminole, OK 74818
Email: jarrodvanzant@canadianvalley.org or Fax 405.230.1502

Please make sure the cover sheet is filled out completely and submitted with each essay. Students shall write their name, school, and grade level on their essays. The essays must be postmarked or received by midnight Wednesday, September 27th, 2017.

The ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 at CVEC Headquarters located at the intersection of I-40 and Highway 99/ US 377 and is open to the public. Please invite all of your students to attend. Complimentary hamburgers, hot dogs and soft drinks will be served.

If you have any questions, please contact me at jarrodvanzant@canadianvalley.org, (405) 230-1402 or (405) 382-3680

You can download the form here

Download the original letter here