DAR honors students

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Special to the QCS American History month was celebrated by the Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution with their annual essay awards luncheon. Students from area schools were recognized for their winning essays. The DAR Good Citizen essay was written by a senior, selected by the faculty of their school. The student has two [...]

Area youths win essay contest

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The Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was honored to have two state essay winners. Kamelia Lamm’s essay on Paul Revere was the fifth-grade winner of the American History Essay Contest. Kamelia and her mother, Jodie Lamm, were able to attend the state conference, where Kamelia read her essay. Blake Moon, junior [...]

Tucumcari DAR chapter holds essay contest

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Gi Gi Parker American History and Christopher Columbus Essay Contest winners were recognized Feb. 11 at the monthly luncheon meeting of the Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. First place winners along with their parents and teachers were invited to lunch, where the winners read their essays. Winners received their certificates, medals [...]

VFW honors middle school student

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By QCS Staff Gale Munsell, 11, of Tucumcari was honored recently with the VFW Patriot’s Pin award at a ceremony in Albuquerque. Munsell was selected for his winning essay on “Why American Veterans Should be Honored.” His essay won first place in the Tucumcari VFW Post 2528 competition and placed second in the statewide competition. [...]

DAR award recipients named

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The Tucumcari Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored its essay contest winners and Good Citizens at a luncheon meeting Friday. “Espionage During the American Revolution” was the topic of the 2007-2008 essay. Seventh-grade winner was Jayde Arguello from Tucumcari Middle School. Eighth-grade winner was Kaylee Ann Tibbs of House, and the overall [...]

Seventh grader recognized for essay

Tucumcari seventh grader Desirae Evans was honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution for her state winning essay, “The Louisiana Purchase; Thomas Jefferson’s Presidential Legacy.” Evans was accompanied by her grandmother , Wanda Evans when she attended the 84th State Daughters of the American Revolution Conference in Carlsbad where she read her essay at [...]

Community Announcements

$1,000 Essay Contest for New Mexico Students: The Humanist Society of NM has announced an essay contest with a $1,000 prize for NM 11th and 12th grae students. Students may choose to write about one of five subjects. 1. The Impact of Human Population on Planet Earth 2. The Importance of Church State Separation in [...]