Eubanks Intermediate School’s Janay Hunt was selected as Outstanding American History Teacher Representative by the Capt. Molly Corbin chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She placed second in the state contest.
On Friday, Jan. 16, Mrs. Hunt was surprised with the recognition during the EIS annual Colonial Day celebration. Hunt was dressed in colonial attire along with members of the Capt. Molly Corbin Chapter who were there to assist with a presentation on the History of the American Flag.
Jean de Schweinitz is the local chapter Historian that submitted Mrs. Hunt’s dossier. Hunt was selected from a pool of candidates from area public and private schools. EIS Principal Deena Steeber and CISD Superintendent also attended the event and were there as Hunt received her recognition.
Mrs. Hunt teaches GT Social Studies and fifth grade Social Studies. She has been a teacher for 19 years.
Texas has 197 DAR chapters.
Local members from the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution visited Eubanks Intermediate School today. The guests helped students, teachers and campus administrators celebrate Colonial Day. Many students and 5th grade teachers come dressed in colonial dress attire. The students attended several classes learning how to quilt, tin decorations, colonial games and music.
A photo slideshow of the event is featured below: