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DAR Recognizes History Essay Winner

 

Last updated 2/17/2020 at 2:45pm

Lila Laughridge attended the DAR meeting with family members. (Courtesy photo)

Lila Laughridge has been awarded a bronze medal for her creative essay entry in the DAR American History Essay Contest.

The fifth-grade Brevard Elementary student was the featured guest at the Feb. 10 meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.

This year's essay, "The Voyage of the Mayflower," celebrated the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's voyage and arrival in the New World. Laughridge's creative essay viewed the trip through the eyes of man's best friend, in this case a friendly mastiff named Archie. In many ways, Archie's master was prepared for...



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