On October 5th 2002 at the Fall Conference of American Legion in Indianapolis, two students from Lindley Elementary School in Fort Wayne received awards of a $500 U.S. Savings Bond, each along with a plaque designating them the winners of the “Flag Test Program”.
Approximately 24,000 4th grade students participated in the 11 districts of the American Legion from all over the state.
The girl winner was Amailia Kobelja. The boy winner was Logan Chaney. Their parents, with the principal Gerald Author and school staff were very supportive of these students. David Parrish American Legion Post #296 of the 4th District sponsored the winners.
Information provided by 4th District Flag Etiquette Chairman and Past Commander Larry Thiele.