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The Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter National Daughters of the American Revolution held its regular meeting on May 21 at the El Progreso Memorial Library.
With 23 members and guests in attendance, Treasurer Jakelynn Crawford presided at the meeting. The opening ritual was led by Treasurer Crawford and Chaplain Nancy Baker. Kay Erkert led the National and State Songs. Diane Dooley read the President General’s message and Karen Collins read the National Defense Report.
The main order of business was the honoring of Good Citizen awards to outstanding students. From Brackettville, Yvonne Quigley introduced graduating senior Tarin Smith and read her accomplishments. She is the daughter of Dustin and Tami Smith. From Uvalde, Alice Hicks introduced graduating senior Abigail Kone and shared her accomplishments. She is the daughter of Charles and Lois Kone. From Nueces Canyon CISD, Superintendent Kristi Powers introduced senior Michaela Brown and shared her accomplishments to members. Michaela is the daughter of Bill and Karen Brown. Each student was given a gift, a pin, and a certificate from the chapter.
Treasurer Jakelynn Crawford then introduced Kathryn Wendlandt, incoming Regent to the Chapter. Kathryn was sworn in by Chaplain Nancy Baker. Crawford then presented Kathryn a gift from outgoing Regent Billie Franklin. The door prize was won by prospective member Ann Turkowski. Lesley Jones gave the closing prayer and blessed the food. A pizza party followed the meeting.