DAR names Good Citizens | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard
by The Press and Standard | March 24, 2017 5:00 pm
Last Updated: March 23, 2017 at 10:15 am
The Colonel Joseph Glover DAR Chapter presented its annual Good Citizen Awards to Kristen Faith Ulmer and Olivia Iris Burns at the March 15 meeting, held at USC Salkehatchie.
Kristen Faith Ulmer is the daughter of James “Neil” Ulmer and the late Martha Ulmer. She is a senior at Colleton County High School and a member of Student Council and the Red Cross. She has served as student council recording secretary and is currently student council treasurer. While attending Palmetto Girls State, she served in the House of Representatives.
After graduation, she plans to attend Bethany Global University in Bloomington, Minn. She intends to double major in intercultural studies and Bible and theology with a minor in either social justice or teaching English as a second language.
Olivia Iris Burns is the daughter of William and Jennifer Burns. She is a senior at Colleton Preparatory Academy and serves on student council, the National Honor Society and chorus. She has also been a member of Youth Leadership Colleton and the National Junior Honor Society. Her extracurricular activities include volunteering at Special Olympics and The Veterans’ Victory House.
This fall she will be attending The University of South Carolina Aiken and pursuing a degree in early childhood education.