Last fall, Holy Ghost Preparatory High School senior Patrick Lichtner was awarded the runner-up scholarship in the Civics Contest sponsored by and the Bucks County Courier Times and Intelligencer.

This morning we received the following hand-written "Thank You" note fromPatrick.

It speaks volumes about Patrick not only for his sucesses at Holyu Ghost Prep, prizee-winning essay, appointment to West Poing … but his character and dedication to helping others.  The Army and our nation can be stronger with people like Patrick in their future!