DAR recognizes local students

These high school seniors were chosen DAR Good Citizens by their respective schools for 2014. They were honored by the Nanih Waiya Daughters of the American Revolution with a tea at the First United Methodist Church on March 27. Parents, friends, and high school counselors were in attendance to congratulate the winners.

Standing Left: Victoria Burt, representing Louisville High School; Austin Baskin, representing Winston Academy; Emily Mills, representing Noxapater High School; Crystal Holdiness, Nanih Waiya and Petey Vowell, Grace Christian.

Standing Left: Victoria Burt, representing Louisville High School; Austin Baskin, representing Winston Academy; Emily Mills, representing Noxapater High School; Crystal Holdiness, Nanih Waiya and Petey Vowell, Grace Christian.

Each student read their essay based on American Citizenship. Chosen as the first place winner was Crystal Holdiness from Nanih Waiya High School who was awarded a scholarship of $300. The other winners were granted $50 scholarships.

The Nanih Waiya Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their April meeting on the 24th at Market Café at 11:30. If you are interested in joining the DAR, please contact Paula Fulton at 662-773-6783 or Janis Tabor.