Dorcheat-Bistineau Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently held its annual essay contest. Fifty-five area students from grades 5-8 participated. The assigned topic of the essay was "forgotten Patriots Who Supported the American Struggle for Independence."
Winners of the 2012 DAR Essay Contest were honored at the January DAR meeting held at St. John's Episcopal Church Youth Building. Members enjoyed hearing the students read their outstanding essays.