SAR Good Citizens Awards Program, Homosassa Elementary School -
Compatriots Jimmie Barnes and Harley Nelson took part in the recent awards program at the Homosassa Elementary School. They presented the SAR Bronze Good Citizenship Medal to five teachers at the school in recognition of their continued use of the poster contest as a learning tool for the History of the American Revolution. Teachers receiving the award were Mike Baize, Dana Covino, Nancy Chambers, Angela Bennett and Adrienne Crawley. This medal was authorized in 1895 and recognizes persons whose achievements are noteworthy in their school, community or state. School Principal, Chris Bosse was presented with a framed copy of the Declaration of Independence.
Jimmie Barnes also announced the second place award winner in the SAR Elementary School Americanism Poster Contest year as Macy Hochstetler. Macy was not present to accept her award as her family has moved out of state. The Second Place cash award of a check for $50,the Outstanding Citizen Award Certificate and the Gen. Francis Marion medal, the official medal of “The Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society”, will be mailed to her.