Locals recognized as DAR announces Good Citizen awards

Published 11:03 am Thursday, May 6, 2021

News release

The St. Asaph Chapter Kentucky Daughters of the American Revolution has announced its DAR Good Citizens. They are:

Hope Witt-Hubbard, from Danville Christian Academy; Tia Su Moors from Kentucky School for the Deaf; Whitney Bean from Boyle County High School; and Madison Elizabeth Terrell of Danville High School.

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• Hope Witt-Hubbard is on the volleyball team, a member of Beta Club, and class representative for Student Council. Hope plans to major in psychology and sociology at Georgetown College next year.

• Tia Su Moors is from Munfordville and was assistant coach for KSD’s elementary recreation basketball team, a member of the Chess Club, Robotics Club, KSD varsity basketball, volleyball and track and field teams. She was recently selected to join the Academic Bowl Team. Tia has accepted a job as an ASL Student Data Assistant at the UK Human Development Institute. She will be assisting in evaluating interpreting services, developing surveys and reviewing the data.

• Whitney Bean is on the swim team at BCHS and a club team in Lexington. This year, swimmers have been swimming outdoors at Danville Country Club (the Polar Bear group). She is captain of the tennis team and president of the National Honor Society. Whitney likes math and social studies and may major in accounting or finance in college. She is interested in attending Samford University in Alabama, Wofford College in South Carolina, and UK.

• Madison Elizabeth Terrell attended Governor’s Scholars in summer 2020 at Bellarmine University. Madison plans to attend Western Kentucky University in the fall of 2021. She plays soccer, basketball, and tennis at DHS. In college she plans to spend a lot of her time on her academic pursuits and wants to participate in campus Christian organizations and possibly participate in mission trips.

The DAR Good Citizens program is a wonderful way to recognize outstanding young people who exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in their homes, schools, and communities.

The DAR Good Citizens program is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all high school seniors enrolled in public or private schools accredited by their state board of education. United States citizenship is not required.

The student selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen must have the following qualities:

• Dependability (truthfulness, honesty, punctuality, etc.)

• Service (cooperation, helpfulness, responsibility, etc.)

• Leadership (personality, self-control, initiative, etc.)

• Patriotism (unselfish loyalty to American ideals)

The recommended procedure for selecting a DAR Good Citizen is for the faculty to choose three seniors who have demonstrated, in an outstanding way, these qualities of a good citizen. From these three students, the senior class selects one student. Each school may, however, use a method of its own choice. Each school may honor only one senior class student per year as its DAR Good Citizen.

Each school’s DAR Good Citizen receives a DAR Good Citizens pin, certificate, and wallet recognition card. This student is then eligible, if he/she wishes, to enter the DAR Good Citizens Scholarship Contest.

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