The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) recently honored the winners of the local chapterâ€™s essay contests.
Pictured (front, from left) are Kayla Troutman, sixth-grade Punxsutawney Christian School student; Lauren Giavedoni, a senior at Punxsutawney Area High School; and Daniel Kunselman, a fifth-grade Punxsutawney Area Middle School student; (back) Jonna Irvin, NSDAR Good Citizen Award chair; Judy Heitzenrater, American history essay chair; and Joan Olp, NSDAR regent.
Missing from the picture is Nicholas Joseph Mancuso, a seventh-grade Ss. Cosmas and Damian School student.
For the full story and to read the students' essays in their entirety, pick up Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.