Robinson seventh graders who received DAR awards.
Providence Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has announced the 2014 recipients of two DAR awards. The DAR Youth Citizenship Medal is presented to fifth and sixth grade students who fulfill the qualities of honor, service, courage, leadership, and patriotism. The Outstanding Work in American History Medal is presented to students in any grade for excellence in American history studies.
Students receiving the DAR Youth Citizenship Medal from their schools were Megan Le and Mikey McCabe (Oak View Elementary), Harrison Roderick and Charles Wolfer (Greenbriar East Elementary), Cecilia Ohanion and Janna Foy (Greenbriar West Elementary), Connor Harry and Christina Ni (Oak Hill Elementary), Melody Crawford (Brookfield Elementary), and Patrick Mountcastle and Julia Yoon (Lees Corner Elementary). Students receiving the Outstanding Work in American History Medal were Molly Dinneen (Chantilly High School); Layne Johnson, Brittany Narel, Amy Truong, Joshua Link, Jason Eison, Christina Amatucci, and Ngan "Kelly" Nguyen (Robinson Middle School); Charlie Fisher and Carly Daffan (Oak View Elementary); Manish Balamurugan, Hunter Hamilton, Claire Jones, Julia Jones, and Hailey McDonald (Greenbriar East Elementary); Ryan Xu and Thomas Maher (Greenbriar West Elementary); Aditya Kumar and Jack Massingill (Oak Hill Elementary); Noha Wasfy and Rhea Khurana (Poplar Tree Elementary); Matthew Mendoza (Brookfield Elementary); and Noah Brown (Lees Corner Elementary).
More than 15 DAR chapters are located in the Fairfax County area. Providence Chapter is responsible for providing awards to the schools in the Chantilly and Robinson pyramids. The schools listed are the ones that chose to participate in these DAR award programs this year.
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote patriotism, preserve American history, and support better education for our nation's children. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 175,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world's largest and most active service organizations. To learn more about the work of today's DAR, visit www.DAR.org.