The Patrick Henry National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution on March 7 awarded its annual Good Citizens Award to two recipients, Kathryne Hruza and Cierra Gilbert.
The DAR Good Citizens Award, created in 1934, is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. This award recognizes and rewards individuals who possess dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities.
Hruza is a 2020 graduate of Martinsville High School with an Advanced Studies Diploma and an associate degree in General Studies and Applied Science from PHCC. Hruza is a member of the National Honor Society and participated in many extracurricular activities. Hruza will major in chemistry and plans to become an anesthesiologist.
Gilbert is a 2020 graduate of Bassett High School with an Advanced Studies High Diploma and an associate degree in General Studies from PHCC. Gilbert is a member of the National Honor Society and participated in many extracurricular activities. Gilbert will major in nursing and plans to become a nurse practitioner.
The DAR wishes these young women continued success in their endeavors.
The DAR was also honored to have the 1955 recipient of the Good Citizens Medal, Clara Burnette, in attendance for the meeting.
Anyone interested in joining the Patrick Henry DAR may contact the Regent, Beverly Woody by email at email@example.com.