Fort GreeneVille Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recently held a DAR Good Citizens Program Scholarship Contest. The Good Citizen program is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. Good Citizens Committee recognizes and rewards high school seniors who possess good citizenship qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities. Each award is given on a merit basis including completion of a questionnaire, essay, scholastic record, and a letter of recommendation. The program is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or private secondary schools that are in good standing with their state boards of education.
DAR Good Citizens scholarship contest consists of two parts. The first consists of the student describing how he/she has tried to manifest the qualities of a good citizen. The second is the essay in which the student must complete in one sitting, within a two-hour time limit, and without assistance of reference materials.
There were four county schools represented: Nicole Williams, Ansonia High School; Taylor Piel, Arcanum High School; Paul Reitz, Greenville Senior High and Stephanie Cordonnier, Versailles High School.
The winner for 2010 was Senior Nicole Williams, Ansonia High School.
|Chris Nehring, Fort GreeneVille Chapter Regent, Nicole Williams (winner) (Ansonia High School, and Taylor Piel from Arcanum High School.|