2016 DAR Good Citizen named

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Courtesy photo Betty Wilson, vice regent Neches River Chapter NSDAR, Canton; DAR Good Citizen Award Winner Bethany Welsh of Martin's Mill High School and Cathy McCoulskey, counselor Martin's Mill High School.

Bethany Welsh, a graduating senior from Martin’s Mill High School, received the DAR Good Citizen Award last week at the Academic Banquet held at O’Neal Weaver Gym. 

The award is given every year by the Neches River Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution to a deserving Van Zandt County high school senior who has demonstrated the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.

Bethany’s senior activities include UIL Academic Team (State Qualifier), Cheer-leader, Yearbook (editor), FCA (officer-3 years), Class Secretary, Spanish Club, Drama Club, Art Club, Honors Student, Duel Credit Student, UIL News Writing, UIL One Act Play, National Honor Society, Coats for Kids, Entertainment at Canton Oaks Nursing Home, Dispense Flowers at Holly Spring Cemetery, Angel Tree, volunteer work in Veteran’s Day Parade and babysitting. 

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