DAR presents Good Citizen awards to area students

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Daughters of the American Revolution Abendschone Chapter Good Citizens chairperson Dana Sue Busch (left) is pictured with winners of the chapterís annual Good Citizen awards (from left to right) Gracie Michelle Tackett of Green Forest High School, Sophia Amanda Thomas of Eureka Springs High School and grand prize winner Claira Watson of Berryville High School.
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Daughters of the American Revolution Abendschone Chapter presented their annual Good Citizen awards to local high school seniors on Thursday, Feb.8, at Cornerstone Bank in Berryville.

The DAR Good Citizens program and Scholarship Contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all high school seniors enrolled in public or private schools accredited by their state board of education. United States citizenship is not required. The student selected as the schoolís DAR Good Citizen must have the following qualities: dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.

Each schoolís DAR Good Citizen receives a DAR Good Citizen pin, certificate, wallet recognition card, and a cash reward. This student is then eligible, if he/she wishes, to enter the†DAR Good Citizens Scholarship Contest. Each contest entry is evaluated by independent, non-DAR judges. The winning entry is advanced through state and national levels of judging.

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