The Walla Walla County Republican Party is excited to announce that Lt Col Allen West will be the keynote speaker for the annual Lincoln Day event. LTC West is a former Florida Congressman and FOX News contributor.
This year, due to scheduling availability, the event will be a luncheon held on April 6th, noon, at the Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center. Tickets are $40 per person, or $450 per table (10 tickets with reserved premium seating, and an option to meet Col West). Please call 509-526-0406 or email email@example.com to secure your tickets. As of Sunday 2/9/14, there are only 200 tickets available to the event, so get yours today!
The Walla Walla County Republican Party is sponsoring a scholarship contest for county high school and college students. Two five hundred scholarships will be awarded on April 6, 2014 at the annual Walla Walla County Republican Lincoln Day Luncheon.
All junior and senior high school students enrolled in a Walla Walla County high school and those home schooled students who have a Walla Walla County address are eligible to apply.
College students who either are currently enrolled in a Walla Walla County college, university or trade school and those college students whose permanent address is a Walla Walla County address may apply.
Applicants are asked to select an essay topic from those listed below and write an essay of 750 -1000 words. Essays must be double spaced and type written. A cover sheet must accompany the essay listing the student’s name, address, phone number, current institution of enrollment, and current year in school. Each applicant is also asked to write a brief statement about their plans for higher education and or trade school.
Essays must be postmarked by March 28, 2014 and mailed to:
WWGOP Scholarship Contest PO Box 461 Walla Walla, WA 99362
Scholarship winners will be invited to attend the Lincoln Day Luncheon, presented with a certificate and invited to meet with Lt. Col. Allen West, the luncheon’s featured speaker. The WWGOP will directly deposit scholarship winnings into the student’s account at the school of their choice.
Applicants are asked to write on one of the following topics:
- Is the Constitution relevant in 2014?
- In your opinion, what makes a good Commander in Chief?
- How can the right to individual privacy be balanced with the need for national security in the digital age?
Any questions regarding the scholarship contest can be addressed to Sheryl Cox at 509-529-7635 or firstname.lastname@example.org