Gilmanton NH News

June 28, 2017


Ellis-Geddes-Levitt, Unit 102 American Legion Auxiliary Awards

Submitted By Raelyn Cottrell, President

American Legion Auxiliary Ellis-Geddes-Levitt, Unit 102


Ellis-Geddes-Levitt, Unit 102 of the American Legion Auxiliary is pleased to announce that Alexa McNamara of Gilmanton, N. H. has been selected to receive the Stockwell Scholarship.  This scholarship is based on an essay written about what it means to the candidate to be an American. It is awarded annually to a graduating Gilmanton Senior from Gilford High School.


In addition, kudos go to Karina MacLeod, seventh grade student at Gilmanton School, as the winner of the Memorial Day essay, also sponsored by the Ellis-Geddes-Levitt Unit 102.  The winner of this essay receives a monetary award and is given the honor of reading the essay at the Gilmanton Memorial Day ceremonies held on the grounds of the historic Smith Meeting House.


Congratulations to both girls!


The Auxiliary’s purpose is to Further Americanism and support Veterans, Military, Their Families, Their Community and support Education. These annual awards encourage students to consider the importance of contributions to the community and society.


To read these winning essays, please visit the American Legion Auxiliary website at












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