Auxiliary Announces Winners In Young American Creative Patriotic Art
Levato presented her painting, “To Be An American”, to
the Ladies Auxiliary to Lititz Springs VFW Post 1463 auxiliary this
past March for entry in the Young American Creative Patriotic Art contest.
Her painting and one other entry were judged and Ali’s work
was selected as our best. Her entry was moved forward to Department
PA judging, where she won first place for best in Department of
We have now received word that Ali’s entry in the Young American
Creative Patriotic Art contest won first place in the national contest.
Ali will receive a $10,000 college scholarship and a two-day expense-paid
trip to the national convention in St. Louis, MO in July where she
will receive her award at the ladies auxiliary convention.
By the way, the painting of “My Father’s Boots” that
hangs in our Post in the alcove near the rest rooms was Ali’s
first entry into the contest. Everyone loved it and the Post purchased
painting from Ali.
This is Ali’s third year with an entry in the contest. Congratulations
to Ali for all her hard work and creative talent. We wish her success
in the future, wherever her talents take her.
An official press release will be out soon, and we’ll post