Conococheague DAR Chapter honors students
Five county students honored at annual tea at county museum
From left, Susan Smith, Maryland State DAR treasurer; Jo Ann Schuchman, chapter regent; Judith Hotsko, chapter Good Citizens chairwoman; Anne Meilleur, state Good Citizens chairwoman; Nicholas Brandt, Clear Spring High; Natalie Rudisill, Williamsport High; Angela Vines, South Hagerstown High; Tanner Faith, Hancock Middle-Senior High; David Hills, Barbara Ingram School for the Arts; Sharon Goetz, state registrar; and Barbara Shealer, state organizing secretary. (Submitted photo / April 21, 2013)
Conococheague Chapter Regent Jo Ann Schuchman welcomed all in attendance.
Five high school seniors from Washington County Public Schools were honored as DAR Good Citizens.
Selection was based on demonstrated qualities of leadership, patriotism, dependability and service. Information reviewed included academic achievement, letters of recommendation, and written responses to an assigned essay.
The Conococheague Chapter named the following local students as Good Citizens: Nicholas Brandt, Clear Spring High; Tanner Faith, Hancock Middle-Senior High; David Hills, Barbara Ingram School for the Arts; Natalie Rudisill, Williamsport High; and Angela Vines, South Hagerstown High.
Judith Hotsko, Conococheague DAR Good Citizens chairwoman, introduced the Good Citizens, their parents, school principals and guidance counselors.
The students’ qualifications, future educational plans and aspirations were described in detail.
The honorees were presented with a DAR Good Citizen pin, a certificate and monetary award by Anne Meilleur, Maryland state DAR Good Citizens chairwoman.
Following the ceremony, the Conococheague DAR Chapter members hosted a reception to pay tribute to the winners.
Members of the county board of education and Washington County Commissioners were present, as well as several Maryland state DAR officers.