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Crete Receives DAR Scholarship

The New Hampshire State Organization Daughters of the American Revolution recognized several award winners at the 117th State Conference on April 7-8, 2018.

Scholarship Committee Chairman Laura McCrillis Kessler of Newport presented a New Hampshire DAR Scholarships to Sydney Crete.

Crete is the daughter of Louise Gryval and Richard Crete of Greenfield and was sponsored by the Mary Varnum Platts Peterborough Chapter in Rindge. Funds for the scholarship were raised through State Regent Jones’ project, Investing in Independence.

Known as the largest women’s service organization in the world, DAR has over 180,000 members with approximately 3,000 chapters in all 50 states and 13 foreign countries.

The DAR has long promoted patriotism through commemorative celebrations, memorials, scholarships and activities for children, and programs for new immigrants. For more information about DAR or to contribute to the Investing in Independence project, visit http://nhsodar.org or http://dar.org.