Local chapter of Sons of the American Revolution stays busy

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At the April 5 and 6 Annual Meeting of the South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution held in Columbia, Carroll Crowther was elected State Society President for the 2013-2014 term. Compatriot Crowther is a resident of Lady’s Island and member of Beaufort’s Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter of the SAR. Also at the Annual Meeting, Beaufort’s SAR Chapter was recognized as the “2012 Chapter of the Year” second runner up in review of year long activities within the community, competing with 17 chapters statewide.  The chapter was one of six to be presented with the White Americanism Streamer by outgoing State Society President John Ramsey. The chapter was recognized for having the state’s top entrant in the Elementary/Middle School student Americanism Poster contest on the subject of “The Declaration of Independence.” Above: Anita Henson, Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter President Jody Henson, new SC Society SAR President Carroll Crowther, wife Nancy and SC Society Vice President Wayne Cousar.
At the April 5 and 6 Annual Meeting of the South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution held in Columbia, Carroll Crowther was elected State Society President for the 2013-2014 term. Compatriot Crowther is a resident of Lady’s Island and member of Beaufort’s Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter of the SAR.
Also at the Annual Meeting, Beaufort’s SAR Chapter was recognized as the “2012 Chapter of the Year” second runner up in review of year long activities within the community, competing with 17 chapters statewide. The chapter was one of six to be presented with the White Americanism Streamer by outgoing State Society President John Ramsey. The chapter was recognized for having the state’s top entrant in the Elementary/Middle School student Americanism Poster contest on the subject of “The Declaration of Independence.”
Above: Anita Henson, Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter President Jody Henson, new SC Society SAR President Carroll Crowther, wife Nancy and SC Society Vice President Wayne Cousar.
On Saturday, March 23, Beaufort’s Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution made its first presentation of the year of the SAR JROTC Bronze Medal to Army Cadet Major Shakota Johnson of Estill High School after she was selected as the school’s top Junior Cadet by Senior Army Military Instructor Lt. Col. Carl Williams.   The local SAR Chapter presents this award to top cadets of six area high schools in Beaufort, Colleton and Hampton counties.  Additional awards are under consideration later this year. Seen in photo: Cadet Major Shakota Johnson of Estill High School receives the SAR JROTC Bronze Medal from SAR Compatriot Chester Cotter (left) with Lt. Col. Carl Williams.
On Saturday, March 23, Beaufort’s Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution made its first presentation of the year of the SAR JROTC Bronze Medal to Army Cadet Major Shakota Johnson of Estill High School after she was selected as the school’s top Junior Cadet by Senior Army Military Instructor Lt. Col. Carl Williams. The local SAR Chapter presents this award to top cadets of six area high schools in Beaufort, Colleton and Hampton counties. Additional awards are under consideration later this year. Seen in photo: Cadet Major Shakota Johnson of Estill High School receives the SAR JROTC Bronze Medal from SAR Compatriot Chester Cotter (left) with Lt. Col. Carl Williams.