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High school student gains Good Citizen Award

Amy Michel of Staples-Motley High School won the Good Citizen Award from the Captain Robert Orr Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Brainerd.

Amy Michel of Staples-Motley High School won the Good Citizen Award from the Captain Robert Orr Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Brainerd.

The Good Citizen Scholarship and Essay recognizes and rewards individuals who possess good citizenship qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes, schools and communities. Michel was selected because she demonstrates these qualities to an outstanding degree, the society reported.

The subject of Michel's winning essay was, "Our American Heritage and Our Responsibility for Preserving It: How has America advanced the cause of freedom in the rest of the world?" Michel received a certificate, wallet card, pin, check and the book "American Courage" is being donated to her high school.

After graduation, Michel plans to major in mathematical education.The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is a nonprofit, non-political women's service organization dedicated to historic preservation, patriotism and education. Any woman over the age of 18 who can document her lineage to a Revolutionary War patriot is eligible for membership.

The Captain Robert Orr Chapter meets monthly in Brainerd and welcomes new members.

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For more information, contact Sue Duff-Erkel at 320-532-4333 or Chapter Registrar DeAnn Caddy at 218-820-0204.

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