DAR Good Citizens Program and Scholarship Contest
program is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good
citizenship. The program is open to all senior class students enrolled
in accredited public or private secondary schools that are in good
standing with their State Boards of Education. United States citizenship
is not required.
student selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen must have the
qualities of Dependability (which includes truthfulness, loyalty,
and punctuality); Service (which includes cooperation, courtesy,
and consideration of others); Leadership (which includes personality,
self-control, and ability to assume responsibility); and Patriotism
(which includes unselfish interest in family, school, community
and nation) to an outstanding degree.
Fort Vasquez Chapter invites all high school seniors enrolled at
the following Colorado high schools to participate: Brighton, Fort
Lupton, Idalia, Liberty, Weld Central, Woodland, and Arickaree.
Only one student per school each year may be honored as that school’s
DAR Good Citizen.
school’s DAR Good Citizen receives a DAR Good Citizen pin and certificate.
That student is then eligible and has the option to enter the scholarship
portion of the contest, judged on personal goals, accomplishments
and a written essay.
DAR Junior American Citizen Program
Junior American Citizen Program was formed to promote good citizenship,
an appreciation of American history and knowledge of our heritage.The
JAC Contest is open to all pre-school through 12th grade students
in public, private, and parochial schools and in sanctioned home
study programs, including those students who may be physically or
mentally challenged or in gifted/talented programs. This contest
is conducted without regard to race, religion, sex, or national
we have three clubs in two schools (Overland Trail Middle School
in Brighton and Weld Central High School in Keenesburg) and we always
welcome more participation from other area students!
more information on how your school can participate in this project,
learning while having fun, please contact
our Chapter Regent.
purpose of the American History Committee is to promote American
history throughout the year by honoring significant historical people,
places, dates and events. All grade 5, 6, 7, and 8 students in a
public, private, or parochial school, or those who are home schooled
awards the scholarships through the DAR Scholarship Committee. All
applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend,
or plan to attend, an accredited college or university in the United
States. All four year, or more, scholarships must be consecutive
years and are renewable only upon review and approval of annual
transcript by respective NSDAR Chairman. Applicants must obtain
a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR Chapter.