The Princess Sehoy DAR chapter welcomed retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. N. Lee S. Price as the special guest speaker at the group’s last meeting of the 2013-2014 club year.
The meeting was held May 8 at the Country Club of Birmingham.
Price served in the United States Army from 1975 until her retirement in 2013. She was the first female program executive officer for the Army and received many prestigious awards, including the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit and Bronze Star Medal.
Price spoke about “Women in Service” at the meeting.
In April, the chapter held its annual awards and recognition program at the Emmet O’Neal Library in Mountain Brook.
The program honored students in the Mountain Brook and surrounding communities. The students recognized included Patrick Stewart, a Junior American Citizen winner at South Shades Crest Elementary in Hoover; Amanda Riley, a Junior American Citizen winner at Pizitz Middle School in Vestavia Hills; Ms. Stewart’s Stars, the sixth through eighth-grade Junior American Citizen group winners from Homewood Middle; and Elizabeth Trammell, the fifth-grade American History essay contest winner from Southminster School.
Mountain Brook High School students Lane Allen, Christina Harmon and Ben Jackson were recognized for their outstanding photographic essays in the high school division of the Junior American Citizen program. Jackson won first place at the Alabama State DAR conference in Auburn and first place at the national level.
Seth Perlman of Indian Springs School was recognized as the Princess Sehoy Good Citizen Award winner. The chapter also presented the Bronze Medal of Honor to Drienna Wallace of Vincent High School and the Gold Medal of Honor to Dylan Lempp from Samford University.
The chapter presented a Member Lifetime Achievement Award to Sue Steel-Mahaffey for her service in increasing DAR membership.
The Princess Sehoy chapter meets throughout the year at either Emmet O’Neal Library or at the Country Club of Birmingham. For more information, contact Beth Stewart at [email protected].