Youth Awards – American History Teacher – Tisha Grote – 3rd Place Nationally

We would like to shout out for Tisha Grote from Lakota East High School (Cincinnati Metro area) for placing 3rd Nationally for the Dr. Tom & Betty Lawrence – American History Teacher award.

Tisha placed first in the Cincinnati Chapter competition, then placed first in the Ohio SAR Society competition.  From there, Tisha competed and placed third in the National SAR Society competition.

Congrats from all of us in the Cincinnati Chapter.  We know that her students know that we picked the right educator who displays and conveys the meaning of American History.

Candidates for the American History Teacher Award are being identified as we speak for this next year.  If you, a student, facility, or administrator have a teacher who you feel is a candidate, please let us know.  Deadline for candidate submission is December 24th, 2022.

Overview of the Requirements – each year, the Sons of the American Revolution seek to recognize educators who distinguish themselves in teaching the history of the American Revolution.  This award is eligible for Elementary, Middle and High School teachers.  There is an application process, and the most important part is a written essay of a minimum of 1,000 words discussing the importance of teaching the American Revolution era to our young adults.  The deadline for submission of the documents is December 24th of each year.  Sounds like a wonderful gift to me.  Please encourage any educator you know who carries the knowledge of this critical era of our country, and is passionate about sharing that knowledge with our youth.

Information on the award, the requirements and key contacts are outlined below:

Below is the PDF file with the Application Form & Instructions for submission:


CCSAR American History Teacher Award Contest

Dr. Tom & Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award 

Chairman: George H. Stewart

Ms. Tisha Grote

1st Place – Cincinnati Chapter

1st Place – Ohio Society

3rd Place – National Society

The 2022 Recipient of the

Dr. Tom and Betty Lawrence

American History Teacher Award

We would also like to recognize the hard work of the Cincinnati Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution who work tirelessly to promote, encourage, evaluate, coach and mentor area educators, parents, administrators to participate in this great program.

For more information on the Youth Awards Programs sponsored by the Cincinnati Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, please click on the below link:

Youth Awards – Contests & Scholarships

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