DAR presents Good Citizen awards to area students
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.