Eagle Scout Trevor Joseph Case of Boy Scout Troop 26 in Palm Harbor has been named second-place winner of the 2013 Eagle Scout scholarship contest for the Florida Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
At a Troop 26 meeting Feb. 11, Trevor received a $500 check from Jim Gibson, president of the SAR Clearwater Chapter, on behalf of the Florida Society.
He was also presented with a $200 check by compatriot Dan Hooper on behalf of the SAR Ladies Auxiliary.
Trevor's winning scholarship entry included an essay, "The Battle of Chelsea Creek," which was fought in May 1775 near Boston. Trevor is a descendant of Revolutionary War soldier Michael Abraham Awalt Sr., a private in the Rowan County, N.C., militia.
A junior at Palm Harbor University High, Trevor is the son of Richard and Pamela Case of Palm Harbor.
The Clearwater chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution serves the communities of northern Pinellas and western Pasco counties. Activities include a variety of programs that promote patriotic, educational and historical interests resulting from the American Revolution.
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The Safety Harbor Kiwanis Club recently awarded Liam Walsh its Seahawk award for special achievements and also named the Safety Harbor Middle School seventh-grader as February's Student of the Month.
He was nominated by his teacher, Kim Trotto, who noted that Liam is an excellent student and extremely responsible.
As a result of his fundraising sales, Liam earned the privilege "Principal of the Day." Other award-winning qualities include his positive attitude and willingness to step up when something needs to be done, Trotto said.
Safety Harbor Kiwanis President Claire Cousins made the presentation.
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