Grand Canyon Chapter DAR recognized Scottsdale students, adults

The Grand Canyon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution in Scottsdale honored students and adults at the March 2 Luncheon at the McCormick Scottsdale Resort.

From left to right: Katie Paulsen; Lauren Kobley; Carmen Wendt. (Submitted photo)

Regent Carmen Wendt introduced guest speaker Lauren Kobley, state president of the Children of the American Revolution, who spoke on her project called the Honor Flight, according to a press release.

Jean Howell, honorary regent of the Grand Canyon Chapter, presented the Women in American History Award to Dr. Kimberly Scott, School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University.

Gera King, Chapter Historian presented Ashley Crose of Saguaro High School the Outstanding American History Teacher Award.

The following awards were presented to youth in our community: DAR Good Citizen Award went to Jose Herrera of Coronado High School; Junior American Citizens Awards went to Brooke Jones and Ethan Rojas of Mountainside Middle School; American History Essay Award went to Fiona Geraghty of Cocopah Middle School; Maeve Lomax of Chaparral High School was the award winner of the Christopher Columbus Essay Award contest.

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