The Fairfax Station chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has presented an award to Naadia S. Puri, a Fairfax High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadet.
Puri, who attends , was presented with the DAR ROTC Bronze Award, which is given to student cadets of “outstanding ability and achievement,” according to a press release from the DAR.
Schools select honorees based on dependability, leadership and good character. Students also must be in the upper 25 percent of their classes in ROTC and in academic subjects.
The DAR was founded in 1890 to promote patriotism, preserve American history and support education.