Beth DoughtyChief Umtuch history teacher Beth Doughty honored for American Revolution studies

Congratulations to Chief Umtuch Middle School history teacher Beth Doughty on being selected as the winner of the 2019 Dr. Tom and Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award by the Sons of the American Revolution’s (SAR) Ft. Vancouver Chapter!

The award recognizes educators who distinguish themselves in teaching the history of the American Revolution. Teachers applying for the award submit an essay describing any extraordinary teaching techniques or innovative projects they use to engage and inspire their students. Winners of the national award receive educational benefits worth up to $5,000.

For being selected, Doughty received a SAR chapter certificate and $200 check. In addition, Doughty has been selected as the Washington Society SAR’s state candidate, and her application is awaiting review at the national level. She is the recipient of numerous awards from the State of Washington.

The Sons of the American Revolution is the largest male lineage organization in the United States and consists of men who can provide lineal bloodline descent from people who served during the Revolutionary War, or who contributed to establishing the independence of the United States. The society is dedicated to assisting its members, schools, teachers, veterans and the general public in their efforts to sustain and preserve our history and constitutional principles. It consists of 50 societies with more than 500 local chapters, several international societies and over 36,000 members.

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