Marlborough, Hudson students win Good Citizen Award 

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Old Concord Chapter Regent Charlene Goddard-Lyle stands with Good Citizen Award recipients Sarah McKinnon and Kelsey True and Good Citizen Chair Jen Birenbach. (Photo/submitted)

REGION – The Old Concord Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently awarded Marlborough’s Sarah McKinnon and Hudson’s Kelsey True with the Good Citizen Award at their annual awards meeting.

McKinnon, a senior at Marlborough High School, volunteers at Marlborough’s Holy Trinity Anglican Church soup kitchen while True, the Student Council Vice President at Assabet Valley Regional High School, also runs food drives for local shelters.

A press release from the Daughters of the American Revolution said that the two were recognized because of their “dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in the surrounding community.”

The press release added that McKinnon, a singer, made the soprano role for the 2020 Central District Senior Festival and wants to go to nursing school to become a physician assistant. True is in Assabet Valley’s Visual Arts program. She is also an athlete.

The Good Citizen Award can only be given to one high school senior per school.  

For more information on the Good Citizen’s award program, visit www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/dar-related.

The Old Concord Chapter, meanwhile, covers the towns of Concord, Carlisle, Stow, Maynard, Acton, Boxborough, and Littleton. It welcomes members from other locations, though. Learn more on Facebook at @OldConcordDAR1894 and online at www.oldconcorddar.org

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