RANGELEY — Kyle Rochelle, a senior at Rangeley High School, was recently presented the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) 2018 Good Citizen Award. Laura Donnellan, a Rangeley resident and a member of the Colonial Daughters Chapter in Farmington, presented the award. 

Rochelle received a Good Citizen pin, a monetary scholarship and a certificate authorized and signed by National Society President General Anne Turner Dillon and Maine State Society Regent Elizabeth Blake Hotchkiss. Rochelle is the son of Jeff and Janet Rochelle of Rangeley.

Throughout his high school years, Rochelle has been an honor student and a dependable, active member of Rangeley Lakes High School’s sports and community service groups

Currently he is the Interact president and has been a mentor for three years in elementary and middle schools. He is mentoring two elementary students. Since his freshman year, Rochellehas been a Mini-League Basketball coach. Future plans include college and he is considering criminal justice or business.  

The Colonial Daughters Chapter sponsors six area schools to recognize excellence in high school seniors. Each school’s faculty nominates several candidates for the honor each year. The person chosen to receive the honor must have demonstrated each of the qualities as defined by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution to an outstanding degree.

To learn more about the work of today’s DAR, visit www.DAR.org.

Laura Donnellan, member of Colonial Daughters Chapter, DAR, is pictured with Kyle Rochelle, recipient of the DAR Good Citizen Award. 


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