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The Marine Corps League Jacksonville Texas Detachment #1381 will award a Scholarship to one assiduous High School Senior in

Cherokee Co. Texas School District

Rules and Requirements:

1. Be a senior that will Graduate at a high school in Cherokee County, Texas School District (enrollment will be verified). ( will accept home schooled seniors in Cherokee Co., verified by John Thomason)

2. Tell us, in your own words, what the Bill of Rights means to you.

3. Essay must be hand written, in your own handwriting.

4. Must be between 300 and 500 words.

5. Must be post marked by April 1st, 2016. ( Please include your Name, and School you are graduating from. Home School please list program you use)

6. Mail your essay to:

Marine Corps League Jacksonville Texas Det. 1381

P.O. Box 573

Jacksonville, Texas 75766

The MCL, Jacksonville Texas Det. Members will vote on all eligible essays submitted.

The Commandant will only vote in the event of a tie.

Winning essay will be Posted on our web site.

For more information please

contact us.



Phone: (903) 721-1277

High Schools in Cherokee Co. School District:

Alto - Yellow Jackets

Bullard - Panthers

Carlisle - Indians

Jacksonville - Indians

New Summerfield - Hornets

Rusk - Eagles

Troup - Tigers

Wells - Pirates


$500 Scholarship is awarded to Sara Brown of Wells Texas High School

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