DAR presents Good Citizen Awards

  • Posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.
    UPDATED: Thursday, January 9, 2014 12:52 a.m.
Jordan Wise
Jordan Wise

The John Knox Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has presented its 2013-2014 Good Citizen Awards to Lyndsey Moore, Jordan Wise and Greer Fallin.

A senior at Jesse C. Carson High School, Moore is the daughter of Shannon Moore and David Moore. She plans to attend Clemson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Yale or Columbia to pursue a career in genetic engineering or nuclear chemistry.

Moore is president of the National Honor Society, involved with the schoolís leadership team, co-president of the Orange and Blue Crew (Spirit Club) and was a team leader for Relay for Life. Moore has been on the womenís soccer team and womenís volleyball team and was invited to attend the N.C. Governorís School of mathematics.

Awards she has received include AP Scholar, Morehead-Cain Scholars nominee, junior marshal and Governorís School alumni.

Wise is a senior at South Rowan High School. The son of Amy and Scott Wise, he plans to attend UNC-Chapel Hill, Davidson College or Wake Forest University to obtain an undergraduate degree. Then he plans to pursue a career in medicine.

Wise has served his class and school as a student government officer all four years. He has also been on the Relay for Life team, the Spanish and American Patriots Clubs, National Honor Society and served as a scorekeeper and announcer for various athletic events.

He is also president of the Varsity Singers Honors Choral Ensemble, sang in New York City with the National Youth Choir, was in Show Choir, the All County Chorus, the high school All State Choral Festival, the N.C. High School All-State Chorus Festival and is active at First Reformed Church in Landis. Wise also served as a junior marshal and is a volunteer in the main office at South Rowan.

Fallin is a senior at West Rowan High School. The daughter of Amanda and Gray Fallin, she is a member of the National Honor Society, Junior Civitan and is the Battalion Commander of JROTC at West Rowan this year.

Leadership roles she has served in include Drill Team Commander, Color Guard Commander, Squad Leader, Platoon Leader and S-4.

Awards earned while participating in JROTC include service learning, recruiting, parade, Good Conduct, Junior Cadet Leadership Challenge, color guard, academic wreath, Drill Team Personal Appearance LRT Service, academic excellence, regulation drill, Cadet of the Semester and Military Officers Association of America.

She plans to attend a community college and then pursue a degree in Marine Biology at UNC-Wilmington.

The DAR Good Citizens will be honored at the John Knox Chapter luncheon meeting at Trinity Oaks on Saturday, Jan. 11.

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