Samuel Grant-Mary Kelton Dummer Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution of Gardiner-Hallowell have named Haley Dann Murphy their chapter winner of the DAR Good Citizen Program for the 2013-14 school year.

Murphy, a senior student at Richmond High School, is ranked first academically in her class. She is vice president of the senior class, National Honor Society co-president, Key Club president, and captain of the varsity basketball, varsity soccer and the track and field teams. She is a member of the Math Team and Madrigals. She attended the Maine Youth Leadership Seminar at the University of Southern Maine in her sophomore year. She volunteers at the Richmond Area Food Pantry, provides elder care, actively fundraises, and is employed part-time as a cashier. Murphy will attend St. Joseph’s College in the fall, where she will major in nursing. She is the daughter of Deanna Rice.

Murphy received a DAR Good Citizen pin, certificate, and wallet recognition card, and was also entered in the DAR Good Citizen scholarship contest.

Other local senior students selected by their schools this year’s DAR Good Citizens include: Jessica Ames, Winthrop High School; Katie-lynne Gallup, Gardiner Area High School; Dylan Thombs, Monmouth Academy; and Olivia Welch, Hall-Dale High School.

The chapter will hold a tea honoring the students and their families at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Mayflower Building, 28 Mayflower Road, Hallowell. Murphy will read her winning essay. Rebecca McNaughton, chapter Regent, and Robin Reed, chapter chairwoman, will present certificates and pins to the students. Murphy will also receive a cash award for her winning essay.

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