Counter Recruiting at Boscobel, Wisconsin High School

Rhonda Scallon, Boscobel High School guidance counselor and alternative education coordinator, examines the visual display during a Veterans For Peace counter recruiting visit to the school lunch room March 21, 2019. 

Photo by David Giffey

This is the ninth year Veterans For Peace Chapter 25 has visited Boscobel High School and provided a graduating senior with a $500 scholarship for writing the winning essay on the topic: “Why I Believe War Is Not the Answer.”

The scholarship will be awarded during a ceremony in May. Boscobel, in Grant County, is one of six rural high schools in Southwestern Wisconsin receiving regular visits from Veterans For Peace. Other schools include Dodgeville, Baraboo, Richland Center, Riverdale in Muscoda, and River Valley, Spring Green.

Truth In Recruiting – Vets for Peace

2 thoughts on “Counter Recruiting at Boscobel, Wisconsin High School

  1. Dick Bennett

    Please send me the VFP national contact for your essay award. I would like to discuss setting up a similar award in Arkansas where there is no VFP chapter.
    Thanks, Dick Bennett, Founder OMNI Center for Peace, Justice, and Ecology

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