November 24, 2020

James Stewart Chapter Wins 4 National Awards

(Washington, D.C.) — Every summer, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution holds its Continental Congress in Washington, DC.

They present awards to Chapters and State Societies for outstanding achievements and accomplishments.

The Georgia Society then presents Georgia’s winners their awards at the district workshops in August.

Seven members of the James Stewart Chapter accompanied Regent Carla Brown to the Georgia State Society Central West District meeting in Griffin where she accepted four national awards for the chapter.

Beverly Baker, Bonnie Baker, Mindy Runyan, Kayla Runyan, Mary Lane, Sharon Frost, and Pam Rogers were full of smiles as Regent Carla Brown opened the envelope and shared the news – four national awards!

The James Stewart Chapter received the NSDAR Level 1 Chapter Achievement Award, which is the highest achievement level a chapter can attain, and received National Recognition from the “Celebrate America!” Committee for the number of members’ service hours that were submitted in 2014.

Pictured: Regent Carla Brown and First Place Award Winner Monique Gullo

Pictured: Regent Carla Brown and First Place Award Winner Monique Gullo

Two chapter members also received national awards.

Monique Gullo won First Place in the NSDAR East Central Division for her Women’s Issues Essay Contest in the Family Category.

Her essay won First Place at the state level and was submitted as Georgia’s entry at the district level.

Carla Brown received a Certificate of Award for Outstanding Service with the Descendants Project for her work on indexing books and transcribing applications online.

The James Stewart Chapter members have all contributed to the success of the chapter and these awards reflect the dedication and spirit shown by these ladies of the DAR.


  1. Elizabeth Smith says

    Way to go. So proud of you all.


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