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From left: Catherine Fisher, DAR Good Citizens chairman; Nolan Saunders, Julianna Stanton, John Bonica and Janice Teasenfitz, chapter regent. Stanton is from Fryeburg Academy. (COURTESY PHOTO)

FRYEBURG, Maine — The Rebecca Emery Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held the DAR Good Citizens student awards ceremony and light tea reception at the Waterboro Fire Station on Feb.1. Each student read their essays and received awards.

Four area high schools selected DAR Good Citizens from the 2020 graduating classes, and three students participated in the scholarship contest.

The DAR Good Citizens program and Scholarship Contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.

The student selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen has the following qualities: dependability, service and leadership. All DAR Good Citizens receive a recognition pin, wallet card and certificate.

The DAR Good Citizens selected by their schools are: Julianna Stanton of Fryeburg Academy; John Bonica of Bonny Eagle High School; and Cole Paulin of Thornton Academy.

The chapter winner is Nolan Saunders of Kennebunk High School. Saunders’ scholarship submission and essay has been sent to Maine State DAR for the next round of judging.

The Daughters of the American Revolution is a non-profit lineage society supporting education, patriotism and historic preservation.

If you have an interest in joining the DAR, email rebeccaeemerychapterDAR@gmail.com.

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