The Centennial Jubilee of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution continues as the Utah State Society meets for its annual state conference Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2, at Distinctive Catering, 285 E. 2700 South.
Former state regents will be honored at Friday's luncheon. Mrs. Franklin D. Maughan Sr., Ogden, honorary state regent, will highlight DAR historical events in Utah and her service to the National Society.Mrs. Donald S. Blair, national first vice president general, will be the keynote speaker at the Centennial Banquet Friday evening. The Utah Society Sons of the American Revolution will celebrate their annual Washington's Birthday Banquet in a joint session at this event. Period costume or semi-formal dress are invited.
On Saturday, chapters will present a review of service projects. At noon, the awards luncheon will recognize state winners:
DAR Good Citizen, Matthew Bailey, senior, North Sanpete High School, Mt. Pleasant.
DAR Scholarship, Andrea Weber, senior, West High School.
Constitution Week Essay, Melissa Allen, Morgan High School, Morgan.
American History Month Essayists, Adrienne June, fifth grade, Bonneville Elementary School, Ogden; Michael Ingleby, sixth grade, Nibley Park Elementary School, Salt Lake City; Melissa Jane Engstrom, seventh grade, Roy Junior High School, Roy; and Scott Hardman, eighth grade, Syracuse Junior High School, Syracuse.
Outstanding Teacher of American History, James S. Hoyt, Valley High School, Orderville.
DAR Americanism Medal, Dr. Anabel Pinero, director of bilingual education, Davis School District, Farmington.
Utah State Society DAR has chapters in Bountiful, Ogden, Provo, Vernal and Salt Lake City. Women are eligible for membership who can prove direct descent from a man or woman who supported the cause of Independence, 1775-1783.
Society objectives are historical, educational and patriotic. For information, contact Mrs. Verdi R. White.