Student wins DAR American History Award

James Hunter, a senior from Shelton High School was chosen by his school to receive the Sarah Riggs Humphreys-Mary Silliman Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Outstanding Work in American History certificate and bronze medal for his excellence in American history and overall academic character.
Mary Rozsa, the Chairman of the American History awards, said that this young student represents our country’s future leaders. She noted that the DAR promotes American History throughout the year and encourages everyone to be more aware of their heritage.

The DAR perpetuates the memory and spirit of the men and women who won American independence. Any woman over 18 who can prove an ancestor served in the American Revolution is a prospective member. For more information on the DAR go online at