Letourneau named DAR Good Citizen for 2013-14.
Senior Zachary Letourneau has been selected by the faculty of ConVal High School as the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen for 2013-14.
The DAR Good Citizen program is sponsored locally by the Mary Varnum Platts-Peterborough Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). The DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.
The student selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen must have the following qualities: Dependability, which includes truthfulness, loyalty, and punctuality; Service, which includes cooperation, courtesy, and consideration of others; leadership, which includes personality, self-control, and ability to assume responsibility; and patriotism, which includes unselfish interest in family, school, community, and nation, to an outstanding degree.
Known as the largest women’s patriotic organization in the world, DAR has more than 175,000 members with approximately 3,000 chapters in all 50 states and 13 foreign countries. The DAR has long promoted patriotism through commemorative celebrations, memorials, scholarships and activities for children, and programs for new immigrants.
Letourneau is the son of James and Becky Letourneau of Dublin. He is the student representative to the ConVal School Board; Senior Class Vice President; The Voice of ConVal; Honor Cadet and Command Chief of the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps; and a ConVal delegate to New Hampshire Boy’s State. He is the 2011 recipient of the Sons of the American Revolution Award.