Monroe Student Nominated for Young American Award

WCMOA and Patriot Bank will award over $10,000 in scholarships to chosen nominees.

MONROE, CT —The Western Connecticut Military Officers Association (WCMOA) and Patriot Bank N.A . have announced the nominees for the “Young American Awards” and named a Ridgefield student to the list.

Taggart Weiss, from Masuk High School, is among just 31 students to be nominated. The award is given to local high school students who demonstrate leadership, academic success, community service, and an underlying love of our country.

The Young American Awards are the centerpiece of multiple scholarships presented by WCMOA at a banquet on June 9, 2019. WCMOA and Patriot Bank will award over $10,000 in scholarships to chosen nominees.

Western Connecticut Military Officers Association is a non-profit organization founded in November 1958, currently celebrating its 60 year. Its goals are to stimulate love of country and supporting and defending the US Constitution. Its membership consists of women and men who served as officers in all branches of the Armed Services in both peace time and war. The WCMOA Young American Awards program is in its 44th year of supporting the education of young Fairfield county patriots.

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