LANCASTER – The Antelope Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has named Sacred Heart School’s Mrs. Brummer as their Outstanding Teacher of American History.
In addition, four of Mrs. Brummer’s students have won an essay contest sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Fifth grader Michael Ruiz, sixth grader Mmeli Ugochuk, seventh grader Hailey Keildel and eighth grader Darby Alva all entered and won the essay contest in their grade levels.
Two students – sixth grader Mmeli Ugochuk and seventh grader Hailey Keildel – have also won at the district level and are now competing at the state level.
“We’re always very proud of our students and our faculty member, Mrs. Brummer, for being selected by the Daughters of the American Revolution. This is an honor,” said Sacred Heart Principal Dave Schatz.
This year’s essay topic was “forgotten patriots who supported the American struggle for independence.”
Students were judged on accuracy, information pertaining to the topic, interest in the topic, original thoughts, as well as, grammar and punctuation.
All winners received a cash award and certificates acknowledging their accomplishments. The competition is open to all Antelope Valley students in public or private schools and home schooled children grades 5-8.
Mrs. Brummer was nominated by members of the DAR, Sacred Heart School’s Principal and her students.
The winners were presented their certificates at a luncheon on Saturday (Feb. 2) at the Palmdale Elks Lodge.
(Information via press release from Sacred Heart School.)