Winners named in DAR essay contest


Daughters of the American Revolution history month essay contest winners were Hailey Harriman, Mary-Kate Wood and Kate McLemore.

Wes Locher | The Star
Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 10:11 AM.

The first-place winners of the Daughters of the American Revolution history month essay were Hailey Harriman for fifth grade, Mary-Kate Wood for sixth and Kate McLemore for eighth.

This year’s topic was “The lives of children during the American Revolution.”

The DAR congratulates these winners and all 37 students who participated in this year’s contest. The first place winners were pinned with a beautiful bronze medal for their win and received a booklet including a copy of the Constitution and other important historical documents, a copy of the Bill of Rights, George Mason’s essay on the Bill, and Patrick Henry’s famous “Give me liberty, or give me death” speech.


The Lives of Children during the American Revolution

By Hailey Harriman

Grade five

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