The Holland Patent Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution presented awards to seniors at Holland Patent and Remsen central schools recently.
The Good Citizen Award recognizes one outstanding senior from each school each year. The award is intended to encourage the qualities of good citizenship defined as dependability, truthfulness, courtesy, leadership and responsibility.
This year’s winners of the Good Citizen Award are:
Christopher Gaige, from Holland Patent Central School, who is the son of Dr. Noel Gaige and Dr. Cynthia Gaige-Kubick, of Barneveld;
Wyatt Jones, of Remsen Central School, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bradly Jones, of Remsen.
The winners of the Holland Patent Chapter NSDAR US History Award, given to the student with the highest grade average are:
Christopher Gaige; and Adam Thomas, of Remsen Central School, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Thomas, of Remsen.
Both Gaige and Thomas had a 99% grade average and a 99% Regents examination grade.
Gaige, who is valedictorian of his class, will enter Dartmouth College, in Hanover, N.H., this fall.
Thomas will further his education at SUNY Morrisville this fall, and Jones will attend Paul Smith’s College, in Paul Smiths, N.Y., this fall.