September 23, 2020

CES teacher receives classroom grant for unique history project

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Centralhatchee Elementary history teacher, Tracey Hunt, was selected as one of the recipients of a Classroom Grant Program for her innovative and interactive history project. Tracey received notification of the $500 grant on July 30th. The grant is sponsored by the Junior Membership Committee of the Daughters of the American … [Read more...]

BettyJean Covington receives DAR Good Citizen Award and Scholarship

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce that BettyJean Covington has received the DAR Good Citizen Award and Scholarship for the Senior Class of 2020. The DAR Good Citizen Program has been in existence since 1934 and recognizes outstanding young people that exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in their homes, schools … [Read more...]

James Stewart DAR launches Patriot Bear Project with FPD

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, made the first delivery of their “Patriot Bear” Project to the Franklin Police Department on Friday, July 24, 2020. As our nation is looking to the 250th Anniversary of the country, chapter members adopted this project to honor their patriot ancestors, bring comfort to a child, and support local law … [Read more...]

HCMS student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce their 2019-20 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award for Heard County Middle School. Landon McLendon was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen. Those qualities are honor, service, courage, leadership and … [Read more...]

Heard High graduate really is a Rocket Scientist

(Editor's Note: Due to inclement weather the launch was postponed until this Saturday afternoon at 3:22 PM ET) (Franklin, GA) -- Former Heard County student, Davey Hunt has a job that many can only dream about. After graduating from Heard County High school in 2008, he attended MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). He interned at SpaceX in the … [Read more...]

Centralhatchee student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce their 2019-20 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award for Centralhatchee Elementary School. Ethan Penados-Johnson was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen.  Those qualities are honor, service, courage, leadership … [Read more...]

Ephesus student receives DAR Youth Citizenship Medal

(Ephesus, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, is pleased to announce their 2019-20 recipient of the DAR Youth Citizenship Award for Ephesus Elementary School. Abbi Wilson was chosen by the school faculty as the student who best exemplifies the qualities of a good citizen. Those qualities are honor, service, courage, leadership and patriotism. Abbi … [Read more...]

National Vietnam War Veterans Day – March 29th

Former President Ronald Reagan once said, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.” Please join the members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, in thanking our Vietnam veterans on this day and all of those … [Read more...]

Langley to receive DAR state honor as Outstanding Veterans Volunteer

(Franklin, GA) -- The James Stewart Chapter is pleased to announce that Durell Langley has been selected to receive the Outstanding Veterans Volunteer Award from the Georgia State Society, NSDAR. One of the most prestigious awards given by the DAR, this award is only awarded once each year to a veteran in recognition of outstanding achievement in personal, … [Read more...]

James Stewart Chapter recognizes members for 10 years of service

(Franklin, GA) -- At a recent chapter meeting, two members of the James Stewart Chapter, NSDAR, received Certificates of Award for 10 years of service to the community and the NSDAR. Marifaythe Whitley and Carla Brown received their certificates from DAR National headquarters in Washington, DC. Signed by Denise VanBuren, NSDAR President General, the … [Read more...]