Sadie Leyba has been awarded the American Legion scholarship for 2015-2016, according to American Legion White Pine Post #3. Leyba, 18, is the daughter of Sam and Susie Leyba of Ely and graduated with the Class of 2016 at White Pine High School. Leyba will receive a $1,000 award from the American Legion Post. This is the 13th year this scholarship has been awarded to graduating seniors at White Pine High School who are sons/daughters or grandsons/granddaughters of a veteran. Leyba’s grandfather was Walter James Benson, a longtime member of White Pine Post #3. The award is administered and awarded by the scholarship committee of American Legion White Pine Post #3.
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