Scout David Williams chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, met on March 5 at 1:00 p.m. at the Montpelier Library. Nine members were present, and Husband of DAR guests were Dane Michael and Charles Everett. Marge Michael and Margaret Davis were hostesses. For the afternoon program, the chapter presented its annual Good Citizens Awards. Williams County high school seniors had the opportunity to participate in a speech writing contest, independently judged, on the topic of American rights and freedoms.
Two students were honored at the awards ceremony and read their speeches. Tyler Frantom of Edon High School was accompanied by his parents, Jim and Heather Frantom. He will be attending a top-ranked engineering college, the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and plans to study software technology. Dalton Surbey was accompanied by his mother and step-father, Nicole and Rick Streeter; and his father and step-mother, Jason and Crystal Surbey. His plans are to study criminal justice at Eastern Michigan University.
The chapter will next meet on Friday, April 9 at 11:30 a.m. at the Bob Evans restaurant in Defiance.