The Col. William Cabell Chapter, Newport Beach (District XII) had their 66th Annual DAR School Awards program in April of this year. Students of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District were given 125 awards, including the 1st Place National JAC Essay Contest winner, 5 DAR Good Citizens, 5th Grade Essay winners and more.
With almost 500 parents and community members in attendance, it made for a very exciting program! The chapter was also blessed to have CA State Regent Carol Jackson in attendance, along with NSDAR Corresponding Secretary General Karon Jarrard, State Corresponding Secretary Adele Lancaster, State Registrar Joan Bogaty and many more! The students were so excited to not only get their award but also to take their picture with all of the DAR dignitaries present.