Students receiving the DAR Youth Citizenship Medal from their schools were Brett Morrow and Anthu Cung (Oak View Elementary), Joshua Sawin and Dylan Syron (Fairview Elementary), Sonia Chaudhary and Ian Drummond (Greenbriar East Elementary), Sidhu Dogiparthi and Seon Woo Cho (Greenbriar West Elementary), Meghan Rock (Oak Hill Elementary), William Cha (Brookfield Elementary), and Yoshi Iketani and Emma Rowson (Lees Corner Elementary). Students receiving the Outstanding Work in American History Medal were Julie Elizabeth Estrada (Chantilly High School); Steven Burris and Julia Zhou (Oak View Elementary); Ryan Smith and Cameron Johnstone (Fairview Elementary); Vraj Desai, Lara Demir, Rebekah Myers, and Justin Wang (Greenbriar East Elementary); Lizzie Han and Vaishnavi Visveswaran (Greenbriar West Elementary); Kyle McClelland and Eli Kaufman (Oak Hill Elementary); Anna Turtiainen and Jade Heilemann (Poplar Tree Elementary); J. P. Miner (Brookfield Elementary); and Steven Sekar (Lees Corner Elementary).
More than 15 DAR chapters are located in the Fairfax County area. Each chapter is assigned schools to contact regarding DAR awards. Providence Chapter is responsible for the schools in the Chantilly and Robinson pyramids. The schools listed are the ones that chose to participate in these DAR award programs this year.
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote patriotism, preserve American history, and support better education for our nation's children. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 170,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world's largest and most active service organizations. To learn more about the work of today's DAR, visit www.DAR.org.