The Col. William Candler Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently celebrated students and community members during the chapter’s annual Awards Tea.
Fifth-, eighth- and 12th-grade students in Gainesville and Hall County school systems and three adults were selected for the awards.
American History Essay Award: Enota Elementary fifth-grader Amanda Mullin.
DAR Good Citizens Award, high school seniors: Grayze Anne Sepe, East Hall; Kyle Peterman, Flowery Branch; Thinh Nguyen, Gainesville; Dulce Maria Aguilar, Johnson; Robert Lipold, Lakeview; Emily Barnes, North Hall, who also won the essay contest and will compete at the district level; and Samantha Alverson, West Hall.
DAR Youth Citizenship Award, eighth-graders: Emily Masters, C.W. Davis; Nicole Sedwick, Chestatee Academy; Oriah Talest Ware, Da Vinci Academy; Ivey Shadburn, East Hall; Morgan Leighann Nichol, Gainesville Middle; Reese Myers, Lakeview; Parker Shope, Maranatha Academy; Andrew Harmon, North Georgia Christian; Emily Britt, North Hall Middle; Avery Arlene Marie Owen, South Hall Middle; and Kaylie Dover, West Hall Middle.
Junior American Citizen Award, fifth-graders: Amanda Mullin, Enota, stamp art; Gabriel Vasquez, Enota, poster art; Tiffhany Hernandez, Enota, short essay; Adela Galvan, Enota, and Prudence Matthews, Enota, good citizenship.
Community Service Awards: Maxine Trapnell and Curtis Segars.
Outstanding Librarian Award: Ronda Sanders.