National 17th District Council Member Bobby J. Cox member of Post #2715 McPherson (left) presented Bret Lange, of Moundridge, the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award. Lange was the local winner and the District 5 winner for his outstanding commitment to teach Americanism and patriotism to his students. This honor was given at the Moundridge High School Student Recognition night on May 1.