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The 2015 Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest Winner is Chosen

Each year, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students interested in the American Revolution to participate in the Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest. After a thorough review and evaluation at the 125th SAR Congress in July, the 2015 award winner is Mr. Robby C. Griffin, an 8th grade student representing the Georgia SAR.

2015 Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest Diplay

The 2015 Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest Winner is Chosen

Every year, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students to participate in the Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest. After examining a highly competitive field of entrants at the 125th SAR Congress in July, the 2015 award winner is Mr. Ryan Yi, a 5th grade student representing the California SAR.

1st Place 2015 Americanism Elementary School Poster (California SAR)

Final Results for the 2015 Americanism Contests

By: Mark C Anthony, NSSAR Americanism Committee Chairman

The National Society Americanism Committee is pleased to publish the full listing of final results for the 2015 Americanism and President General's contests. The 2014 contest year saw an explosion in the number of entries with an almost 50% increase in participation over the prior year. Of the 552 chapters, 163 or 29.5% submitted a score sheet. Of the 58 societies, 15 or 25.9% submitted an entry.

Genealogist Wins National Book Awards

 

Michael N. Henderson

 

member of the Georgia Society

 

 

Michael N. Henderson

SAR Education Open House Had a Strong Presence at Congress

This year’s annual SAR Congress held in Louisville, Kentucky, offered the first Outreach Education Open House and has raised expectations for future events. Spanning from Friday morning until Wednesday evening, the open house welcomed over two hundred of SAR members, historians, and interested public visitors while at the Galt House.

SAR Education Open House Reaches Out at Congress

SAR Outreach Education DVD Communiqué

     The SAR Outreach Education program is proud to offer two new DVDs: “The Articles of Association of 1774” program presented by Compatriot William O. Stone (Alabama SAR) and the “American Flag" program presented by Compatriot Thomas B. Green III (Texas SAR). The addition of these two resources will supplement the growing list of effective programs available to state-level societies and local chapters striving to achieve their education goals.

SAR Announces the 2015 Dr. Tom & Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award Winner

Every year, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all of its chapters to nominate American history teachers for the Dr. Tom & Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award. After a vigorous decision-making process at the Spring Leadership meeting, the 2015 award winner is Mr. Derrick Lindow, a U.S. history and social studies teacher at Daviess County Middle School in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Derrick Lindow

National SAR Library to Showcase Lunar Bible Exhibit

Louisville, Kentucky – One of only twelve flight-certified Lunar Bibles in existence will be on display at the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Genealogical Research Library beginning on Monday, March 9th, 2015.

 

Edgar Mitchell and Al Newberry

Happy Birthday George Washington!

 

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