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Welcoming Lincoln’s Wife

Welcoming Lincoln’s Wife

By Justin Swanson | LB Indy   The stage goes black and when the lights re-illuminate it, the audience sees Mary Todd Lincoln, alone. She bustles into a room in her sister’s house in Springfield, Ill., after her discharge from a nearby asylum. She is all a whirlwind until she collapses under the weight of […]

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Local Students Honored

Local Students Honored

Graduating Laguna Beach High School seniors Gordon Davis Belyea and Mariana Acevedo were presented with honors by the Patience Wright Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution last week. Belyea is the winner of the annual American history scholarship earned by his essay on applying history towards his life plans […]

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DAR Gains New Support

DAR Gains New Support

  Editor, As we near the end of the year, the members of the Patience Wright Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution would like to express our deep gratitude to the Laguna Beach community for supporting our Good Citizenship and Excellence in American History awards for local students.  Due to your outstanding support […]

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Marking a New Tradition of Recognition

Marking a New Tradition of Recognition

 The Patience Wright Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution completed their pilot program for elementary school awards with a presentation at El Morro Elementary last week.  Excellence in American history awards were presented to the following fifth grade students: Kasey Karkoska and Adam Armstrong of Melissa Martinez’s class; Jaden Cloobeck and Marisa Schatz of […]

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History Students Honored

History Students Honored

St. Catherine of Siena Parish School students Trey Taylor and Isabella Ciraulo received medals and certificates for excellence in American history by the Patience Wright Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution on Wednesday, June 15. Gloria Padach discussed the meaning of history with teacher Mike Letourneau’s students and encouraged […]

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Students Claim a Spot in History

Students Claim a Spot in History

 The Patience Wright Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution awarded eight fifth-grade students from Top of the World Elementary medals and certificates for excellence in American history this week, the first year the local chapter has made awards after a 20-year absence.  Principal Ron LaMotte opened the assembly at Top of the World […]