Wayland High School senior Olivia Myers has been selected to receive this year’s DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Good Citizen Award.
Olivia is the daughter of Todd and Shannon Myers and lives in Wayland. Maternal grandparents Robert and Betty Meconis also live in Wayland.
Olivia’s activities have included include president of the local chapter of the National Honors Society Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD); Wahoos; Key Club (president); FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes); PYT (Pro Youth Team); TAG (Teens Aiding Growth) team Wayland High School Orchestra playing violin; PALs; volunteer at Metro Health Hospital; Academic Excellence Honors.
The annual DAR award recognizes and rewards individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes schools, and communities. These students are selected by their teachers and peers because they demonstrate these qualities to an outstanding degree.
Olivia will attend the University of Michigan, where she has been accepted into the School of Nursing to obtain a BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) degree. Afterward, she hopes to go back to school to become a CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist).
PHOTO: Olivia Myers was on the Homecoming Court last fall.