For the 14th consecutive year, Saugerties American Legion Post 72, S.A.L. Squadron 72 and the Post 72 Sports Committee will award $500 scholarships during Memorial Day service on Monday, May 30, 2011. They will be awarded for patriotism and sports involvement.

Graduating Saugerties High Seniors and Saugerties residents who are seniors at John A. Coleman Catholic School and will be attending college or entering the military are eligible. Last year, 2010, six such scholarships were awarded.

Applications are available at the SHS Guidance Office and the Legion Home, 30 John Street, Village of Saugerties. Applications must be returned by May 1, 2011.