DAR Good Citizens Awards are presented to outstanding high school seniors for their contributions to their communities and schools. Good Citizens chairman Harriett Caldwell presented awards to Megan Howell, Bradley Central High School; Kara Cumberton, Cleveland High School; Dylan O’Neal, Copper Basin High School; Amber Moyers, Polk County High School; Jordan Barto, Tennessee Christian Preparatory School; and Morgan Miller, Walker Valley High School.
As American History chairman, Caldwell presented certificates, also, for “Outstanding Work in American History” to local eighth-graders. Students receiving this award were Kelby Fritts, Chilhowee Middle School; Brian Byerly, Cleveland Middle School; Carrie Picklesimer, Copper Basin Middle School; Bethany Woodruff, Lake Forest Middle School; Joshua Morrow, Ocoee Middle School; and Chase Pope, Tennessee Christian Preparatory School.
Also attending the Awards ceremony were the students’ parents and school principals, along with Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland. Refreshments were provided by members of the Ocoee Chapter.
Any woman 18 years or older, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership in Daughters of the American Revolution.