DAR Honors Essay Contest Winners
The Daughters of the American Revolution Ephraim Andrews Chapter recognized two local students for their achievements with recent essays.
Harper Money, a sixth-grade student at St. Mary’s School, was awarded the American History Essay Contest Bronze Medal for her essay on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the chapter’s George Washington tea party in conjunction with the February meeting.
In the presence of her family and her teacher, she read her essay in chapter. At the end of the presentation, it was revealed that his essay was also chosen as the state-level winner by TXDAR. Money will receive a silver medal at the TXDAR State Conference in Houston in March.
Kylie Wolsey, a graduate of Harper High School, received the chapter’s annual Good Citizen Award.
Wolsey read his essay and received a certificate, lapel pin, and cash prize.
Kitty-Sue Quinn, Regent of the DAR Ephraim Andrews Chapter, presented the award. A tea followed the awards ceremony.
The DAR will hold its annual meeting at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16 at the Parish Hall of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 601 W. Creek St.
Speakers will be Hattie Allen, executive director of the Grace Center, and Sonya Torres, manager of resale store The Schatze Haus.
For questions about the local chapter and to inquire about membership, email [email protected]