The Deborah Sampson Society National Society Children of the American Revolution of Ames met in Marshalltown at the Taylor No. 4 Schoolhouse on June 7.
A formal meeting was held by Society President Michelle Ankrum, of Marshalltown, and the program was given by Julie Jontz-Lang, Marshalltown, who led a reenactment of a school day in 1912. Members attending were: Ryan Hunt - Chaplain, of Marshalltown, Megan Rembert, of Ankeny, Isaac and Zach Harris, of Ames, Nikolai Katerina, and Danika Pecharsky, of Las Vegas, Nev. Susan Harris, Ames - Honorary Vice President General National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, and Senior President Deborah Sampson Society N.S.C.A.R, attended and gave a report of the recent State Conference.
Ankrum announced that the society received an Honorable Mention at the N.S.C.A.R. National Convention in Washington D.C. for her entry of a Veterans Memorial Essay and the society received four first place certificates at the Iowa Society C.A.R. Conference in West Des Moines.
Attendees include from back: Julie Jontz-Lang; third row: Ryan Hunt, Isaac Harris, Michelle Ankrum; second row: Megan Rembert, Nikolai Pecharsky, Zach Harris; front row: Danika and Katerina Pecharsky.
Ankrum also announced that the Iowa Society C.A.R. Packet Meeting is to be held in Boone, Iowa at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum on July 12.