Athens Christian students recognized by DAR

Russell Smith and Andrew Stephenson (Contributed)

Congratulations to Athens Christian School senior Andrew Stephenson and eighth-grader Russell Smith who were recently honored at the DAR Awards Luncheon.

Andrew was chosen as the ACS representative for the DAR Good Citizen award. Andrew completed the application process and wrote an extemporaneous essay on the topic, “How has America Advanced the Cause of Freedom in the Rest of the World?”

Of all the Clarke County high schools represented at the awards luncheon, Andrew was selected as the winner, and now advances to the state level.

Russell won the DAR essay contest for the eighth grade level. He was recognized and read his essay “World War 1: Remembering the War to End All Wars.”

 

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