Arkadelphia Daughters of American Revolution names 2023 Good Citizens

Local high school seniors receiving Good Citizen awards from the Arkadelphia Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution on Tuesday were: (Left to right): Norah Kopkau, Bismarck High School; Savannah Currey, Arkadelphia High; Anna Sutton, Centerpoint High; and Collin Lemmons, Ouachita High. Gurdon High’s Good Citizen, Edward Rodriguez, was unable to attend the ceremony. | Submitted photo

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Four seniors from local high schools received Good Citizen awards from the Arkadelphia Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution at a tea and chapter meeting Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Second Baptist Church in Arkadelphia.

Those receiving awards were:  Savannah Currey, Arkadelphia High School; Anna Sutton, Centerpoint High; Norah Kopkau, Bismarck High; and Collin Lemons, Ouachita High. Edward Rodriguez also earned the award for Gurdon High School but was unable to attend the ceremony.

High school faculty members and students chose each school’s Good Citizen by vote. Selection was based on leadership, dependability, service and patriotism.

Each winner received a lapel pin and a certificate from the Arkadelphia chapter.

Arkadelphia’s Good Citizen, Savannah Currey is the daughter of Kelly Currey. At Arkadelphia High, she is member of the softball, volleyball, cheer and swim squads. She also serves in the Junior ROTC program.

Anna Sutton is a member of the student council, the yearbook staff, the Quiz Bowl team and the FCA at Centerpoint High. Her parents are Dale and Joanna Sutton.

Norah Kopkau’s activities at Bismarck High include the tennis, softball and cross country teams, student council, Quiz Bowl, FBLA, Beta Club, Chess Club, Art Club and Drama Club. She is the daughter of Melissa Black, Evan Black and Cord Kopkau.

The son of David Lemons and Karen Lemons, Collin Lemons is a member of the Ouachita High golf team, Beta Club and FFA. He serves on the FFA land judging team.