Six county students awarded Good Citizen Awards from DAR

Six Pulaski County Schools students were recognized Tuesday by the School Board for receiving Good Citizen Awards from the The Daughters of the American Revolution.

The awards were announced by School Superintendent Dr. Kevin Siers at the school board’s meeting at the Little Theater at Pulaski County High School.

According to Siers, “the Good Citizens Award is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. This award recognizes and rewards an individual who possesses the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their home, school, and community.”

This year’s recipients are:

Critzer Elementary: Tesher Robinson – Critzer Elementary School proudly presents Tesher Robinson with the DAR Award. This award is given to a student who consistently demonstrates the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities. Within the school, Tesher shows leadership in group activities, and is a conscientious student who strives to do his best in every given task. Outside of school, Tesher is involved with the community by giving his time to the Pulaski County High School Theater Department. Through the audition process, he has been awarded many roles in theater productions. Tesher is a student who serves as a role model to his peers and is a conscientious student who will go far in whatever future endeavors he undertakes. We are very proud of the outstanding young man and good citizen that he is every day!

Dublin Elementary: Dani Carroll – Dublin Elementary School’s DAR citizen for this year is Dani Carroll. The tenants of the DAR Award are dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism. Dani demonstrates each of these qualities every day as she works with her classmates to make DES a better place. Dani is kind to everyone. Students know that they can depend on her for a sympathetic ear and a kind word. Dani is willing to pitch in and help
to get a job done well. She leads by example. Students see her as a role model. Dani has demonstrated her patriotism through an article she wrote and won an award for about the history of our fine county.
Dani is and will continue to be an example of which the members of the Daughters of the American Revolution can be proud.

Pulaski Elementary: Donald Quesenberry – Pulaski Elementary is proud to announce that Donald Quesenberry is the 2019-2020 recipient of the DAR award. Donald is friendly and courteous to everyone he meets. Teachers describe him as a very polite and generous student. Donald is quick to help those in need, and he is always smiling. He even assists younger students on a regular basis. He is always receptive to teacher demands, and he always tries his best. Donald is truly someone who gets along with everyone at PES. His parents are Donald and April Quesenberry.

Riverlawn Elementary: Emily East and Rose Price –

Emily East Emily demonstrates amazing citizenship and Riverlawn Spirit in everything she does. She is kind and caring to her friends and classmates.  She overcomes obstacles with a smile and hard work. She is a team player and always willing to help. Emily is the daughter of Stephen and Amy East. Riverlawn is very pleased to present Emily with the Citizenship Award.

Rose Price Rose is always quick to help a friend or classmate. She demonstrates hard work and dedication in everything she does at Riverlawn. Rose is always trustworthy and responsible and teachers know they can rely on her. Rose is very deserving of this Citizenship award. Rose is the daughter of Stephen and Jessica Price.

Snowville Elementary:  Cassie Hedge –

The student that was chosen for this award is described as someone who consistently demonstrates the qualities of good citizenship. She is dependable, is a great helper in the classroom, and she sets a great example for other students through her kindness to others and her conscientious work habits. The Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen’s Award for the 2019-2020 school year is Cassidy Hedge.

Patriot Staff Report