Thursday, September 30, 2010

Bland Receives Award from DAR

On Wednesday, September 8, 2010 The Brunswick Town Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held their first meeting of the year at the First Baptist Church, in Boiling Spring Lakes, NC. Greg Bland, the state winner of the North Carolina Society DAR Outstanding History Teacher was the guest speaker. His program was in conjunction with Constitution Week, which was September 17th thru 23rd. He gave a presentation of how the constitution is still being used in Supreme Court decisions today. Greg gave us several examples of the modern day case decisions framed by the Constitution.
Bonnie Becmer, Constitution Week Chair presented Greg Bland with an award “in Recognition of Outstanding Work in Upholding and Promotion of Ideals of The Constitution of the United States.”Greg teaches at South Brunswick High School. One of his most popular classes is Lower Cape Fear History, which involves hands on lessons and participation by the students at Brunswick Town State Historic Site during Colonial Heritage Days.

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