Thomas wins U.P. DAR essay contest

Erik Thomas of Menominee receives his citation for winning the 2013 Good Citizen Essay Competition sponsored by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution from Melissa Wilson, Good Citizen chairwoman of the DAR Onagomingkway Chapter. Thomas took first place in the Upper Peninsula and went on to take first runner-up against 66 other contestants at the state level. The son of Louise and Jay Thomas, he is attending the University of Michigan this fall. The Onagomingkway Chapter covers the western U.P.