Learning About Lincoln

Ward Melville High School 10th-grader Sahil Sangwan has been named one of three national Lincoln Forum Student Scholarship award winners. As an honoree, Sahil has been invited to attend the annual meeting of the Lincoln Forum, to be held in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in November.

Sahil, a history enthusiast, was selected for this honor based on his comprehensive application, which included a three-page letter outlining his interest in President Abraham Lincoln and his reflection on why he wanted to attend the forum.

According to its website, the scholarship program recognizes outstanding elementary and high school students who have demonstrated academic and extracurricular excellence as well as an interest in the life and career of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War.