Each year students in the United States enter the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Junior American Citizens (JAC) Art and Creative Expression Contest. This year's theme was:
100th Anniversary of World War I- Service on the Homefront. Winning students received certificates on the chapter, state, and Eastern Division levels and medals on the National (NSDAR) level in seven categories on all grade levels. The contest is open to all K-12 students in scout and youth groups and home, private and public schools.
This school year, the Williamsburg Chapter DAR had exceptional entries and awarded first place to thirteen chapter level winners. All of these winners earned first place on the State level and moved on to the Divisional level. Twelve of these students placed on the National level and four students earned First place medals on the National level. Congratulations to all these extraordinary students!
Art-Poster Category:Maggie Martin, 2nd grade NSDAR First Place;Georgia Martin, 5th Grade NSDAR Honorable Mention; Jack Martin,8th Grade Eastern Division winner;Kyle Delaney, 10th Grade NSDAR First Place.
Art-Stamp Design: Madison Daniel, 5th Grade NSDAR Honorable Mention; Peyton Stallings, 8th Grade NSDAR Third Place.
Art-Photo Essay: Maleya Samuelson, 9th Grade NSDAR First Place.
Creative Expression-Poem:Stella Kerscher, 7th Grade NSDAR First Place Poem; Reagan Stallings, 8th Grade NSDAR Honorable Mention Poem.
Creative Expression-Short Story: Isabella Kennedy, 6th Grade NSDAR Honorable Mention;Franklin West,10th Grade NSDAR 2nd Place; Dylan Cunningham, 11th Grade NSDAR Honorable Mention; Chloe Martin, 12th Grade NSDAR 2nd Place.
The theme for the Junior American Citizens Contest for 2018 :" The 5oth Anniversary of the Lunar Landing-America's Great Move Forward in Exploration and Technology". Teachers and youth leaders who are interested in having their youth participate in this contest can contact their local DAR chapter for details.
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