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Youth Programs / Scholarships

The SAR is a historical, educational, and patriotic organization that focuses on the American Revolution.  As a part of our educational outreach, the SAR conducts serveral programs across the country.  Some of our most active programs are targeted to our future leaders, our children and those who are educators.  Below you will find a list of the programs that the SAR runs, and a brief descriprion of each.  If you are interested in entering one of these programs, please contact us using the link to the right.

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Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest

This is directed at students in the fourth and fifth grades, depending on which grade year the American Revvolution is taught in their educational system.  The National SAR Elementary School Poster Contest will stimulate interest in the American History in support of the fourth or fifth grade curriculum.

The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest

The contest is designed to explore the influence of the Revolutionary war on present day America.  Contest is open to all students attending schools, public, parochial, or private high schools who are in their freshman, sophmore, junior, or senior (grades 9-12) year of study.

The George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest

The contest is designed to give high school students an opportunity to explore events that shaped American History.  Contestants shall be in the sophomore, junior, or senior grade of study during the contest year.

The ROTC/JROTC Recognition Program

The SAR awards the ROTC Medal to foster the principle of the "citizen-soldier" exemplified by the Minutemen of Revolutionary War days.  This award is presented by a Chapter, as a State SAR, or the National SAR to ROTC or JROTC cadets who are selected for having a degree of merit with respect to leadership qualities, military bearing, and general exellence.

Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Scholarship

Open to all Eagle Scouts who are currently registered in an active unit and have not reached their 19th birthday during the year of application.  The year that Eagle was awarded is not restricted.  Three cash scholarship awards are given:  As the National first place winner - $8,000.00; Runner-up $4,000.00; 2nd Runner-up $2000.00.

Tom & Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award

The Tom & Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award winner will represent a teacher whose instruction on the Revolutionary War era from 1750-1800 demonstrates educational efforts in the classroom that exceed and excel above current, accepted, curriculum requirements.

Membership Information

Interested in joining the Stephen Holston Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution?   

Our Meetings

The Stephen Holston Chapter holds regular monthly meetings at which all are welcome to attend.  


This page contains much compiled information pertaining to our local Revolutionary War veterans as well as our Compatriot's Ancestors.

2017 Event Schedule

Schedule will be updated as new events are requested within the community.

Latest News

News and photos of local events as they happen.

Contact Us

For questions please contact the Chapter below.