DAR winners named

By Staff, 02/21/17 2:43 PM

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PRESCOTT – Students from Blevins, Nevada and Prescott schools were recognized Tuesday as good citizens and for essays written.

The recognition came from the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), at the First United Methodist Church. Each year students in grades 5-8 are asked to write essays on a specific topic. This year, the students were to write a “journal” about visiting one of the nation’s 58 national parks. This year the National Park System turns 100.

For the Blevins fifth grade, Micaela Moreno was the winner with Lillian Allen and Savannah Langston the runners up. For Prescott, Kami Gummerson took the top spot, while Rocco Loe, Zareah Colbert and Kelsie Harvey were runners up.

For the Blevins sixth grade, Trinity Rodgers was the winner, with Nathan Lovett and Alyssa Bonner runners up. Rileigh Burke was the winner for Prescott, with the runners up being: Carston Poole, Tatum Jarvis and Victoria Franklin.

The winner from the seventh grade at Blevins was Donovan Langston. The runners up were Haleigh Laughard and Jeremiah Muresan. Keisha Johnson was the winner for Prescott. The runners up were: Emma Doucet, Alexis Purisoy and Shytavia Hoppers.

Ian Thompson was the winner for the eighth grade at Blevins. Isabella Jones and Emily Dougan were runners up. For Prescott, Kendall Sands was the winner.

The good citizen awards went to Rashalla Young from Prescott High School, Jada King from Blevins High School and Kristen Butler from Nevada High School.

The DAR members recognized Ann Pounds for the work she did as a member, saying she had gotten all the winner’s names ready and pretty much had everything set up for Tuesday’s event. Pounds recently died.

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