The Jamestown Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met recently at the chapter house on Prospect Street.
Sam Genco presented a program on the Lakeview Cemetery in Jamestown and included its history.
Wendy Dyment, a DAR member, presented the 2012 Good Citizen Award winners. The students are graduating seniors from 11 area high schools. The students are selected for their qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. Seniors honored are Benjamin Swanson, Maple Grove, Marah Maycock, Randolph, Haley Kulakowski, Jamestown, Emily Trevelline, Ripley, Brandon Caruso, Falconer, Amanda Moon, Frewsburg, Caitlin Brown, Southwestern, Khadijah Bagais, Pine Valley, Olivia Ames, Cassadaga Valley, Andrea Marsh, Panama, and Jessie Meredith, Chautauqua Lake. Each recipient receives a DAR Good Citizen Pin, a certificate and, at the school awards assembly, a monetary gift. Amanda Moon, Frewsburg, was also the local Jamestown Chapter DAR essay winner.
Front row, from left, are Benjamin Swanson, Maple Grove, Marah Maycock, Randolph, Haley Kulakowski, Jamestown, and Emily Trevelline, Ripley. Back row, from left, are Wendy Dyment, DAR presenter, Brandon Caruso, Falconer, Amanda Moon, Frewsburg, Caitlin Brown, Southwestern, Khadijah Bagais, Pine Valley, and Olivia Ames, Cassadaga Valley. Unable to attend were Andrea Marsh, Panama, and Jessie Meredith, Chautauqua Lake.
All winners and parents were invited to the Partridge-Sheldon Mansion for a special presentation of the certificates and pins.
Following the program and award presentation, members and guests were served refreshments by the DAR board members.
The next meeting of the Jamestown Chapter will be at the DAR House on Saturday, May 12, at 6 p.m., with a tureen supper honoring guest Denise VanBuren, state DAR Regent.
Any woman interested in becoming a member of the DAR, who is over the age of 18, and can prove linage to a patriot who fought or gave aid to the American Revolution, can call 664-4144 for more information.