Four seventh- and eighth-grade students from St. Peter Catholic Grade School-Tilden received certificates for participating in the Daughters of the American Revolution American history essay contest.
Brielle Simonsen, Peter Herron and Rachel Eisenreich each received Certificates of Participation for their essays. Eighth grader Rachel Smiskey received the Chapter Winner Certificate and a medal as the Eau Claire DAR Chapter winner.
The supervising teacher was Janelle Dachel.
This year’s essay topic, marked by the 250th anniversary of the Stamp Act, asked students to “describe a colonial family’s discussion about the new Stamp Act and what role it played in organizing the colonists against the British King and Parliament.”
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is a non-profit volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, history and education.