Good Citizens, scholarship recipient awarded at DAR

Good Citizens Award winners Jaci Forrest and Kayla Kimball are pictured with DAR Regent Aleece McBay. Not pictured is Brittani Oglesbee.
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Three area students were awarded the DAR Good Citizen Award for 2018 by Regent Aleece McBay at the recent Jonathan Hardin Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) meeting.

The DAR Good Citizens program 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. The student selected as the school's DAR Good Citizen must have the following qualities:

  • n Dependability – truthfulness, honesty, punctuality
  • n Service – cooperation, helpfulness, responsibility
  • n Leadership – personality, self-control, initiative
  • n Patriotism – unselfish loyalty to American ideals

The three winners of the Good Citizenship Award were:

  • n Jaci Forrest – 1st place, Groesbeck High School, $100
  • n Brittani Oglesbee – 2nd place, Fairfield High School, $50
  • n Kayla Kimball – 3rd place, Teague High School, $25

Each recipient also received certificates in addition to their monetary prize. DAR Treasurer Nancy McSwane also presented the 2018 Jonathan Hardin Scholarship of $500 to Isabella Gentry Renfro, who is graduating from Mexia High School.


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