Daughters of The American Revolution Good Citizen Award Winners
The Lydia Cobb-Quequechan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce the outstanding high school Good Citizen Awards for 2020.
The following student from DR Regional was named a Good Citizens:
Richard Curtis – Dighton Rehoboth Regional High School
All students received recognition at a ceremony on Wednesday, February 12th at the Somerset Public Library.
The Good Citizen Award and Scholarship Essay Program recognizes a high school senior chosen by their school who fulfills the qualities of Dependability, Service, Leadership and Patriotism. Each student application includes an academic questionnaire, scholastic record, two letters of recommendation, and an optional monitored essay. Seven students chose to submit an essay. The essay topic is undisclosed until the time it is to be written. This year’s topic was Our American Heritage and Our Responsibility for Preserving It with a focus question You and your peers are our nation’s leaders of tomorrow. How would you energize America’s youth to fully engage as effective citizens? Why is that important?” The essay is five hundred and fifty works written within a two hour time limit and judged by a panel of professional representatives with backgrounds in business, education and literary research.