DAR Good Citizenship program honors local students

Published 6:33 am Sunday, December 19, 2021

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Four high school students in Selma and Dallas County were honored by the DAR Good citizenship Program.

Valencia Bryant of Selma, Wade Mason of Morgan Academy, Makensi Woods of Southside and Kaylee Chancey of Meadowview Christian School were honored at a ceremony.

The  William Rufus King Chapter of the Alabama Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its 2021 Good Citizenship recognition program at the Selma/Dallas County Public Library last Thursday.

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The students were recognized, given a certificate, a good citizenship pin, and a small gift fron the chapter.

The program is open to all senior class students enrolled in an accredited Dallas County area school. The program makes available scholasrships to the highest scoring students.  The qualities that are recognized are as follows: Service: cooperation, courtesy; leadership: personality, self-control, responsibility, and decision making skills; patriotism: devotion to and support of one’s community, support for the military and veterans.

Carolyn Dunaway, Good Citizen Chairperson, also thanked the following administrators: Cheryl Carstarphen of Selma High; Donna Hollis of Meadowview Christian School; Karim Oaks and Sheryl Schroder of Morgan Academy and Antoinette Williams of Southside High.

“Without dedicated school personel, this program and opportunity could not be provide to students. The chapter would  like to thank the school counselors who assisted the students in filling out their applications,” Dunaway said.