For Hub City Times
STEVENS POINT — McKensie Dietsche of Marshfield High School was recently announced as the winner of the Stevens Point Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Good Citizen Scholarship and Essay Contest.
Dietsche was chosen by a panel of judges from eight area schools, and her credentials were forwarded to the Wisconsin Society Daughters of the American Revolution for competition with other chapters of the state. Dietsche took second place in the state completion out of 30 participating chapters.
The Good Citizen program encourages and rewards high school students who have the qualitites of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism.
Dietsche plans to pursue a degree in chemistry and then further her education in chemical engineering, which will enable her to help develop new medicines that will be less expensive and more environmentally friendly. She is the daughter of Janeen and Paul Dietsche of Marshfield.