by Gail Lambert
At the Northside High School Awards Assembly on May 17, 2012, Carley Elizabeth Edwards was recognized as the recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award. Carley is the daughter of Terry and Donna Edwards of Roanoke. The award was presented by DAR committee chair, Peggy Smith. The DAR Good Citizen program honors the outstanding high school senior exhibiting the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism (love of family, school, community and nation). Edwards demonstrated these qualities with her leadership positions in student government, sports and drama. In her community she is active in her church and has participated in several mission trips. She also worked part-time while maintaining an “A” average, taking advanced placement courses and becoming a member of the National Honor Society. Other awards presented to Carley at the Awards Assembly included the World Language Department award, Social Studies Department award, Roanoke County Scholarship and Valedictorian.