NOTE: Each Post has its own list of Scholarships and other Programs. Encourage your legionnaires to place a high priority for the further education of our children. List the scholarships your Post sponsors.
STANLEY JOHNSON NURSING / HEALTH SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
The Stanley Johnson Nursing / Health Science Scholarship is awarded to the student who continues his/her higher education pursuing a degree in nursing/medical or health science fields.
Stanley Johnson came to the United States from England at the age of 15. He worked for many years at the U.S. Challenge Company in Batavia and later at Burgess-Norton in Geneva. Stanley Johnson so loved this country that he joined the United States Armed Forces in World War I.
After being honorably discharged Stanley married Hattie Swan and together they worked tirelessly for the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary. Stanley served 52 years as Treasurer for Batavia Post 504.
This scholarship was established by the Johnson's in honor of his niece, Jean Johnson, who was a British nurse. Because of the importance of encouraging our youth to become future doctors, nurses or other health related professionals Batavia Post 504 has continued awarding this scholarship to date.