DAR presents Good Citizen Awards

Special to The Times

Each school year the Andrew McBride Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recognizes and rewards one senior student from each of the seventeen high schools in Henry County with the Good Citizen Award. Each of these students show the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities.

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Students are selected by their teachers and guidance counselors because they demonstrate these qualities to an outstanding degree. The chosen student then has the opportunity to enter an essay contest for a scholarship awarded by the Chapter. For the 2016-2017 school year, fourteen high schools participated and of those, eleven participated in the essay contest. L. to r.: Anna Tran of Dutchtown High School, Kendall Peterson of Ola High School, Brette Davis of Community Christian School, Emily Pugh of Luella High School, the winning essay student Austin Joseph of Union Grove High School and Tabitha Varner, Chairman of Andrew McBride Good Citizens Award Committee.