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Good Citizens Awards 2020

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Pictured (l to r): Shane Lewis (Berryville High), Madison Cannady (Eureka Springs High), Madison Smalley (Green Forest High – who was also the first prize essay winner), Dana Sue Busch (DAR).

The annual DAR Good Citizens Awards ceremony, given by the local Abendschone Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), was held at the Cornerstone Bank in Eureka Springs on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Seniors from three local schools were given certificates, pins, and scholarship monies during the ceremony by Dana Sue Busch, DAR Good Citizens chairperson.

The student selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen must have the following qualities: Dependability (truthfulness, honesty, punctuality, etc.), Service (cooperation, helpfulness, responsibility, etc.), Leadership (personality, self-control, initiative, etc.), Patriotism (unselfish loyalty to American ideals).

 

Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR Recognizes Local Recipients of the 2019 DAR Good Citizens Award

2019 Good Citizen Awards

The winners are Brian Hall of Berryville HIgh School, Makenzie Meyer of Eureka Springs high School, and Trinity McMahan of Green Forest High School. Also pictured is Dana Sue Busch, DAR Good Citizens committee chair.

On February 14, 2019, at the Community Bank in Berryville, the Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR conducted the 2018-19 award ceremony honoring local high school seniors.

The DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest, created in 1934, is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.

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Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of World War I

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A special exhibit at the Eureka Springs Historical Museum opened in April of 2017 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of World War I.

Museum volunteer and Abendschone Chapter NSDAR member, Suzanne Williams, collected items from Carroll County, Arkansas residents for the exhibit. Several NSDAR members made contributions. The exhibit included a uniform, original sheet music, photos, maps of France, a letter from General Pershing, a feed bucket for horses and mules, and mess kits. Visitors were especially interested in the trench art, made from shell casings and spent bullets. The exhibit continued until the end of 2018 and was well received.

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