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Black Partridge Honors JAC Winner

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - Posted 2:57:55 PM by Valerie Horton

The Black Partridge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored their Junior American Citizen (JAC) winner, the new members, and the perspective member at their June meeting. Sierra Bullard, daughter of Jim and Angie Bullard of Washington, IL, received the following awards for her poster entry, first at state for the fifth-grade entries, first at North Central Division, and second at the National level. The theme for this year was "The 50th Anniversary of the Lunar Landing-America's Great Move Forward in Exploration and Technology". Kenda Bond, the state JAC Chairman from Washington, IL, presented her with her awards.

Our new members include Karen Schaal from Washington, IL, Kimberly Cooley from Washington, IL, Suzanne Rose from Morton, IL, and Mary Damer from Berea, OH, and a perspective member, Amy Blankenship from Washington, IL.

The officers for the 2019-2020 year are Regent Valerie Horton, Vice Regent Karen Ghighi, Chaplain Kenda Bond, Secretary Nancy Bullard, Treasurer Melissa Friedlund, Registrar Debra Lammers and assistant Karen Schaal, Historians Mary Kay Harms and Jari Lynn Oncken, and Librarian Charlene Kimpler. If you are interested in DAR and would like to trace your family tree back to the Revolutionary War, we would be more than welling to help you. Please contact our Regent at 309 258-0548 or our Registrar at 209-685-6850 and they will be glad to assist you.

Sierra Bullard with her winning poster.

Amy Blankenship is a perspective member and Karen Schaal is a new member to the Black Partridge Chapter.