Local Students Received DAR Good Citizens Awards

Cheyenne Senior Cailby Perez is pictured with Cheyenne Counselor,
Cassie Romberg (right), and Washita Chapter NSDAR Honorary
Regent, Nancy Lisle (left).

Three area students were chosen as DAR Good Citizens for the 2020-2021 school year. They are Cailby Perez, a senior at Cheyenne High School; Ainsley Brewer, a senior at Merritt High School; and Kenzee Danielson, a senior at Leedey High School.

Merritt Senior Ainsley Brewer is pictured with Merritt Counselor,
Stephanie Costello, Washita Regent NSDAR, Carol Ann Batterton,
and Honorary Washita Chapter Regent, Nancy Lisle.

Washita Chapter NSDAR sponsors the program every year, which includes twenty-one high schools. The DAR Good Citizen Program and Scholarship Contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The student selected must possess the qualities of dependability, leadership, patriotism, and service.

The program is open to one senior in each high school. Each senior has the option of entering the scholarship competition, which all three of these seniors did. Each entry includes grades, community service, activities, letters of recommendation, and an essay.

Leedey Senior Kenzee Danielson is pictured with Leedey Counselor
Tina Blackketter (right), and Washita Chapter Honorary Regent, Nancy
Lisle. Photos provided.

One will be chosen as the Washita Chapter DAR Winner and sent to district. The district winner will go to state judging and finally two winners will be chosen to receive $5000 scholarships at the National Level.

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