This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Each year the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution DAR conducts an American History Essay Contest, which is open to all 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade students in public, private, parochial schools and home schools. Pictured: Mrs. We will try to update this list of fun things to do with seniors from the input received through our network.
DAR Topic Final Due Date: Monday October 12, Research sites for information to get you going:. I encourage you to consider asking yourself a few questions for preplanning your story:. Writing the Bibliography can be tricky
For nearly nine decades, the Daughters of the American Revolution has recognized outstanding students who demonstrate the qualities of a good citizen. The DAR Good Citizens Committee has developed into one of the most recognized and most rewarding presentations for local chapters. State Winners were given a trip to Washington, D. By , the pilgrimage had been discontinued, and a cash award was sent in its place. But the winners, all female, continued to be known popularly as Good Citizen Girls.
Since its founding in , the Daughters of the American Revolution has promoted historic preservation, education and patriotism in communities across the nation. From essay contests to educational materials to youth programs, scholarships, and awards, DAR has something to offer to every community. All students are invited to participate and learn more about the educational programs the DAR offers. Downloadable informational handouts are provided below and can be used for DAR chapters to take to their local schools and for educators to learn more about the programs.