The National Awards Committee has a fascinating history of more than fifty years as a vital activity of the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists.
Medals of Award may be presented by state societies and chapters on college and high school campuses for proficiency in academic subjects, ROTC activities, and Good Citizenship.
Through this committee, the National Society sponsors awards presented to honor graduates at the military academies and special training facilities of the United States of America. These awards are financed with generous contributions from state societies, chapters, and individual members. The committee presents the listed National Awards below annually:
|1.||U.S. Naval Air TrainingCorpus Christi, Texas||Outstanding Female Flight Student||$300.00|
|2.||U.S. Air Force AcademyColorado Springs, Colorado||Outstanding Chemistry Student||$575.00|
|3.||U.S. Coast Guard AcademyNew London, Connecticut||Female Cadet who has demonstrated the Highest Degree of Initiative, Competence, and Scholarship within the Discipline of Engineering||$375.00|
|4.||U.S. Military AcademyWest Point, New York||Outstanding Student in Spanish||$160.00|
|5.||U.S. Naval AcademyAnnapolis, Maryland||Female Midshipman of the Graduating Class who has the Highest Academic Standing (QPR) at Graduation||$238.00|
|6.||U.S. Merchant Marine AcademyKings Point, New York||Outstanding Female Student Midshipman with a Maritime Operations and Technology Major who has the highest cumulative average||$500.00|
|7.||U.S. Marine CorpsQuantico, Virginia||Outstanding Female Warrant OfficerNSDAC Marjorie Merriweather Post Award||$300.00|
|8.||Medal of Award||May be presented by state societies and chapters on college and high school campuses for proficiency in academic subjects, ROTC activities, and Good Citizenship.Medal: gold-filled or bronze, and ribbon clutch barAlso available: an embossed National Awards Committee Certificate|