Contests and Awards

California DAR awards

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The Rincon del Diablo Chapter, NSDAR, sponsors the following contests and awards: 

Fifth–12th Grade Student History Essay Contest - Our chapter sponsors two annual contests for students in local public, private, parochial, and home schools. Chapter winners will be recognized at a regularly scheduled meeting. All chapter winners will move on to compete at the State level. The State winners will compete at a District Level and those winners will go on to compete nationally for first, second, and third place. For more information please click here.

Women in American History - We honor notable women from our community and throughout the state of California.

Outstanding American History Teacher - Our chapter members nominate a distinguished teacher of American history, government, or civics for grades five through 12. The winner receives a cash award and may continue to judging at the state and national level.

Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) and Sea Cadet Scholarships - Our chapter awards scholarships, commemorative medals, and certificates to JROTC students at Ramona High School, Orange Glen High School, and Westview High School.

Community Service - Twice a year our chapter awards individuals or groups from our community who have contributed to the community in an outstanding manner. This can be through voluntary heroic, civic, or benevolent service, or by organizing or participating in community activities.

Historic Preservation - The Historic Preservation Medal recognizes and honors a person who has done extraordinary volunteer work over a long period of time in establishing a historic district, preserving a local landmark, restoring or preserving objects of historic cultural significance, or establishing or participating in oral history projects, youth leadership, and education, as it pertains to historic preservation, at the regional, state, and/or national level.

DAR Youth Citizenship Award - This award is presented to a student in grades five through eleven (elementary, junior and senior high schools; public, private, or parochial), who fulfill the qualities of honor, service, courage, leadership, and patriotism. 


National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

California State Society Daughters of the American Revolution