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Complete the scholarship application and return to Department Headquarters (firstname.lastname@example.org or 2930 American Legion Drive, Portage WI 53901) by July 15, 2022.
DIAMOND SPORTS SPONSORSHIP
The Department Baseball scholarship winners shall be considered for The American Legion All Academic Team sponsored
by Diamond Sports, the official baseball for American Legion
national tournaments. Eight players selected by a scholarship
selection committee at The American Legion World Series
will receive an additional $2,500 scholarship. A ninth player,
selected as the most outstanding member of the All Academic
Team, will be awarded an additional $5,000 scholarship.
Scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarships immediately upon graduation from an accredited high
school. Scholarship winners must utilize the total award
within eight (8) years of their graduation date, excluding
active military duty.
The scholarship may be used to attend a school selected by
the student, provided it is state accredited and above the high
The 2021 Wisconsin recipient is Tucker Bouche of Oconto Falls, Wisconsin. Tucker received $500 from the Department of Wisconsin and $500 from National Headquarters. In addition, Tucker was also named to the All-Academic Team sponsored by Diamond Sports, where eight members of the All-Academic Team also receive an additional $2,500 scholarship.
Tucker graduated Oconto Falls High School in the top 5% of his class. He will be attending UW-LaCrosse in the fall, pursing a degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Science and assisting children with special needs. Tucker intends to pitch for the UW-LaCrosse Eagles and is looking forward to continuing his baseball career at the college level. After graduation Tucker has a long-term dream of organizing a baseball camp/workout facility that would allow athletes to become stronger, mentally, and physically, and become competitive, whether it be in sports or life.