TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) — Lee County students were honored during a special awards ceremony this afternoon emphasizing patriotism and good citizenship. The annual student awards ceremony for the Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Stuart Chapter, was held at the Lee County Library.
Awards were given out for fifth through eighth grade and high school categories. Students had to write essays on American History, there were also good citizenship awards handed out, along with other honors.
Students are nominated by their teachers. Students in public and private schools throughout Lee County are eligible to compete.