Lancaster teenager Margot Sonia receives DAR Good Citizen and Essay awards
CONCORD – Margot Sonia, of Lancaster, of Nashoba Regional High School, received a Good Citizen and Essay Award from the Old Concord Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) at their annual awards meeting for her reliability , his service, his leadership and his patriotism. in the surrounding community.
Margot volunteers for Project 351, which empowers eighth graders to lead and provide service in Massachusetts 351 communities. This has involved packing boxes for veterans and overseas troops as well as the organization of workshops in colleges to help prevent prejudice. She has also participated in fundraisers for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Margot works as an EMT in Lancaster, and she is a team leader in the EMT program at Nashoba Regional High School. She also participates in the Army ROTC program at Nashoba Regional High.
Margot is in the National Honors Society and plans to go to Boston College, majoring in neuroscience on a premedical track. She hopes to become a doctor in the army.
The Good Citizen can be awarded to one high school student per school. The school must give the recommendation that they possess the qualities of reliability, service, leadership and patriotism in their community. For more information on the DAR’s Good Citizen Awards program, visit www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/dar-related. For more information on the essay contest, see www.dar.org/national-society/education/essay-contests.
The Old Concord chapter covers the towns of Concord, Carlisle, Stow, Maynard, Acton, Boxborough and Littleton and welcomes members from other locations. For more on the Girls of the Old Concord Chapter of the American Revolution, visit them on Facebook at OldConcordDAR1894 and www.oldconcorddar.org.