Daughters of the American Revolution ‘Good Citizens’ Honored

From Staff Reports

Daughters of the American Revolution “Good Citizens” were honored Wednesday, April 15 at its regular monthly meeting held at the First United Methodist Church. The DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest, created in 1934, is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.

This award recognizes and rewards individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities. These students are selected by their teachers and peers because they demonstrate these qualities to an outstanding degree.

This program is only open to high-school seniors whose schools are accredited by their state board of education.Only one student per year may be honored as a school’s DAR Good Citizen: Sarah Keathley, Chairperson presented certificates and awards to the following:Aubrey Claire Miles, Blooming Grove; Kilby Daniel Kinkade, Corsicana; Levi Sloan Elkins, Dawson; Madison Whitley, Frost; Jason Burleson, Mildred; Abby Michelle Elder; Kenneth Brown, Rice.

Pictured left to right: Sarah Keathley, Chairperson; Audrey Claire Miles Madison Whitley, Jason Buleson, Levi Sloan Elkins, Kolby Daniel Kinkade; and Barbara Watkins, Regent. – Courtesy photo

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