The Fort Halifax chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution presented American History Contest awards to six young adults April 2 during a tea held in their honor at Winslow Congregational Church.

The contest is offered to students in grades five to 12. The fifth-grade winner was Elizabeth Longfellow, the daughter of Hailey Longfellow and Patrick Morrison. Dominique Giroux-Pare, the daughter of Michelle and Rick Giroux-Pare, was chosen as the winner from the eighth grade, according to a news release from the chapter.

They both wrote and read essays on the “Tomb of the Unknown Soldier” and were presented certificates of participation. They also both received a historical coloring book published by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

Carrina Chen, the daughter of Sandy and Wing Chen, received the Jennie Paine Howard Award for achieving the highest rank in American history in her junior class. She shared some of her future educational goals and was presented a medal and certificate for her work. She also received the historical coloring book.

Three students were chosen by the faculty from area schools as the DAR Good Citizen Candidate. They included Megan Huesers, daughter of Katie and Thomas Huesers, of Winslow High School; Kloe McEachirn, daughter of Brandy and Corey Dow, of the Maine Arts Academy; and Sawyer Inman, the son of David Inman and Frieda Mavor, of Mt. View High School.

Huesers wrote the winning essay for the Fort Halifax chapter, “Our American Heritage and Our Responsibility for Preserving It.”

They all received the DAR Good Citizen certificate and pin. Huesers will receive an American Flag that has been flown at the Maine State Capital.