Student wins DAR Columbus essay contest

Apr 22, 2018 945

BY: Carolyn Wachsmann

The Henry Downs Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution awarded David Granger, a sophomore at Midway High School, with the winning submission on an essay about Christopher Columbus.

Since 1996, the Henry Downs Chapter of the NSDAR has joined with the National Italian American Foundation to sponsor an annual national essay contest on Columbus. The contest is open to students in grades 9 through 12 in public, private, or parochial schools, or those who are home-schooled. This year’s title was “Advantages and Disadvantages of Working Relationships Between Foreign Parties.”

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