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McNeely Recognized As DAR American History Essay Winner


Last updated 3/8/2021 at 1:55pm

Ella McNeely

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

The fifth-grade student was the featured guest at the Feb. 8, Zoom meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. Members were delighted to hear McNeely read her essay and she received a well-deserved round of applause.

This year's essay was titled "The Boston Massacre" which took place on March 5, 1770. It is considered to be a pivotal event that paved the way to the American Revolution. Students were asked to imagine living in Boston and...

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