The Fort Stanwix Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution awarded several Youth Good Citizenship Medals and Certificates this May and June.
The Good Citizenship Medal recognizes students who demonstrate the following character traits: Honor, service, courage, leadership and patriotism.
Ella Alsheimer, the program chair, along with Jennifer Evans, regent, and Roberta Lader, associate member, presented the awards to students during the recent ceremonies. The student award recipients are:
Arif Cajic, New York State School for the Deaf;
Jaiden Coleman, JROTC, Rome Free Academy;
Amanuel Mellace, Strough Middle School;
Callie Ott, Rome Free Academy 1th Grade; and
Mimi Preski, Rome Catholic School.
The Good Citizenship Medal has the portrait of George Washington on one side, and a place to engrave the recipients’ names on the other.