DAR taps Akers for its Good Citizen Award at PCHS

Alexander Drew Akers, a senior at Pulaski County High School, has been selected as the DAR Good Citizen for this school year sponsored by the County Pulaski Chapter of The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.  His parents are Anthony and Jody Akers of Pulaski, Virginia.

Alex has been an exceptional student, a great athlete and has participated in extracurricular activities both I school and in his community.  He exemplifies the qualities which the Good Citizen Program recognizes.  He plans to attend a four-year university and obtain a degree in the medical field.

The DAR Good Citizen program recognizes outstanding young people who exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in their homes, school and communities and is intended to encourage and reward these students.  This program is open to all high school seniors enrolled in public or private schools accredited by their stat board of education.

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

  • Dependability (truthfulness, honest, punctuality, etc.)
  • Service (cooperation, helpfulness, responsibility, etc.)
  • Leadership (personality, self-control, initiative, etc.)
  • Patriotism (unselfish loyalty to American ideals).

Alex will be recognized by County Pulaski Chapter in April and will be presented with a pin, a certificate and other gifts.  He will be recognized at the Pulaski County High School Awards Assembly at the end of the school year.