Good Students Awarded for Hard Work and Dedication
Byline: Kimberly Buck
Four local students won the Good Citizen contest, sponsored by the Glen Ellyn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
This year's winners are Landis Wiedner of Glenbard South High School, Renee Tetrick of Glenbard West High School, Alyssa Chaplin of Glenbard North High School and Nicole Feest of Glenbard East High School.
To be selected for the contest, students must be seniors and must be active in both their school and community. They should exemplify qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.
Each student must also complete a 500 word essay on "Our American Heritage and Our Responsibility of Preserving It."
Ellen Stortz, regent of the chapter, said chapter members forwarded the winning entries to be judged at the division level. This level involves 34 chapters in northeastern Illinois. She said the division winner qualifies to compete at the state level and the state champion goes on the compete nationally for a $5,000 scholarship.
Each local winner will receive a Good Citizen pin, a certificate and a membership card. …