The Williams Diamond Daughters of the American Revolution of Orange County held a Good Citizenship Ceremony to recognize an outstanding student from each of the five area high schools. These students were chosen for their accomplishments at school and their contributions to their community. They are from left to right: Katelyn Vincent, Vidor ISD; Theresa Beckett, LCM ISD; Erick Cortex, West Orange Stark ISD; Anna VanPelt, Orangefield ISD, and Hope Hill, Bridge City ISD.
The William Diamond Daughters of the American Revolution, Orange County Chapter will hold its next meeting May 15 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1155 West Roundbunch Road, Bridge City, Texas. The program will be presented by Margaret Hardin and will tell the story of her grandmother’s journey by covered wagon from Colorado to Missouri as written in her diary. Mrs. Hardin and her two sisters made the same trip using the diary as a guide to make the same journey.This will be the chapters last meeting for the year until their constitution Luncheon in September. Membership for daughters of the American Revolution is for any women 18 years or older, regardless of race or religion, who can prove lineal decent from a Patriot of the American Revolution is eligible for membership. A patriot is not only soldiers but anyone who contributed to the cause of American freedom. We can provide assistance with your first step to membership by calling 409-719-6478. We can also direct you to Children of the American Revolution and Sons of the American Revolution.