Glade Spring Middle School | DAR Eastern Division Winner

A girl standing with the American Flag.At an awards assembly on March 19, Baleigh B., an 8th grade student at Glade Spring Middle School, was recognized as the Eastern Division Winner of the 2018-2019 NSDAR American History Essay Contest.

Students who participated in the writing essay were to imagine they were living in 1919, when the constitution was ratified granting all American women the right to vote and hold elective office. Students were to expand their knowledge of the impact
on Americans politically and socially, and discuss the pros and cons of this new amendment the U.S. Congress passed. After receiving the state award, Baleigh’s essay will be judged for the national competition.

Congratulations Baleigh!

Contact Person: 
Lisa Henderson