Awards and Medals

April 2018 DAR Conservation Award

Glen Hinshaw receives the DAR Conservation Award 2018

Jane Murphy, chapter chaplain, presents the DAR Conservation Award to Glen Hinshaw.


February 2017 DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest

DAR Good Citizens Award Winners 2017

In February 2017, DAR Good Citizens Awards were presented to high school students from Delta, Hotchkiss, Montrose, Norwood, and Olathe.


November 2015 NSDAR Medal for Historic Preservation

NSDAR Medal for Historic Preservation presented to Marilyn Cox

Suanne Hughes, then chapter registrar (left) and Jane Murphy (Mrs. Jack), chapter chaplain (right), present the NSDAR Medal for Historic Preservation to Marilyn Cox (center).


February 2015 DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest

DAR Good Citizens Awards 2015

Irene Means (Mrs. James), then chapter regent, (center), presents DAR Good Citizens Awards. Awards were presented to high school students from Olathe, Delta, Montrose, Telluride, Paonia and Norwood.


November 2014 Ellen Hardin Walworth Medal for Patriotism

Ellen Hardin Walworth Medal for Patriotism recipient 2014

Irene Means (Mrs. James), then chapter regent, (left) and Jane Murphy, chapter chaplain (right), present the Ellen Walworth Medal for Patriotism to Melanie Kline (center), founder of “Welcome Home Montrose.”


February 2013 DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest

Regent and DAR Good Citizens Award chapter committee chair with three 2013 winners

Patricia Whitticome, DAR Good Citizens Committee chapter chairman, left, poses with three winners of this year’s DAR Good Citizens Award along with, then chapter regent, Erin Smith-Berge (Mrs. Patrick), at the Ute Indian Museum.


February 2013 Colorado Honorary State Regents Scholarship

Colorado Honorary State Regents Scholarship winner 2013

Colorado State DAR Honorary State Regents Scholarship winner, with her mother, accepts the DAR Honorary State Regents Scholarship presented at the Uncompahgre Chapter meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution.


March 2012 DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest

DAR Good Citizens Award winner 2012

Paonia High School student receives the DAR Good Citizens Award from Marsha Kirby, then chapter regent, (left), and Patricia Whitticome (right), then Good Citizens Program Committee chapter chairman. The high school senior was recognized for demonstrating in an outstanding way, the qualities of a good citizen. The winning entry advanced to compete at the state level for an additional scholarship.


February 2011 DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest

DAR Good Citizen Award winners February 2011

Marsha Kirby (Mrs. Ronald), then chapter regent, presents DAR Good Citizens Awards to students from Olathe High School, Delta High School and Ridgway High School.


February 2010 DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest

DAR Good Citizen Award winners February 2010

Sharon Grable, then Scholarship Committee chapter chairman, presented the DAR Good Citizens Award to seven high school seniors from Hotchkiss, Norwood, Nucla, Montrose, Olathe, Paonia, and Telluride in a February 2010 ceremony. One of the students went on to compete at the state level for a scholarship.