Pair of Flagler Schools Students Receive DAR Award
Representatives of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored a pair of high school students this morning with the organization’s Good Citizen Awards. Libby Broadhurst, Good Citizen Chairwoman and Margo York, Regent of the Old Kings Highway DAR Chapter presented the awards to Mia Scarcella of Flagler Palm Coast High School and Charles Wicker of Matanzas High School.
Mia Scarcella serves as the president of Future Problem Solvers and the Leo Club. She also serves as vice-president of the Student Government Association. Mia has completed hundreds of community service hours during her years at FPC, volunteering for programs such as Surfers for Autism, Walk for Alzheimers, Dinner with Santa, and elementary school PTO events. Mia was also part of the 2017 International Grand Champion Community Problem Solving group “Reaching for Relief.” This group provided comfort resources for the families of patients at an area neonatal and pediatric ICU facility.
Charles Wicker has been very active on the Matanzas High School campus for the past four years. He has been involved with the school’s Army Junior ROTC program since his freshman year. He’s a part of the school’s bowling team and also hosts a monthly radio program featuring the programs at Matanzas High School. Additionally, he’s a member of the school’s SGA and he’s the “guy in the mascot head.” performing as “Pirate Pete” at various events. Charles plans to enlist in the US Air Force and attend college.
The award is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. It is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or private secondary schools. The student should have the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism to an outstanding degree.