Fort Worth ISD’s Lt. Col. Richard Crossley, Jr. Receives DAR Distinguished Citizen Medal
The Mary Isham Keith Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), awarded the Distinguished Citizen Medal to Lt. Col. Richard Crossley, Jr. at the chapter’s George Washington Birthday Luncheon in Fort Worth February 16.
The DAR Distinguished Citizen Medal recognizes individuals who fulfill the qualities of honor, service, courage, leadership, and patriotism. The medal is awarded to emergency first responders; active duty military and veterans of the United States armed forces; and citizens who have contributed to the defense and security of the community, state, or nation in an exceptional manner.
Lt. Col. Crossley is Director of the JROTC program in Fort Worth ISD. He received the medal and a certificate for his dedication to ensuring that students experience success in academics, take on leadership roles and understand the importance of character development and citizenship while enrolled in JROTC.
The Mary Isham Keith Chapter, NSDAR, is located in Fort Worth. It was organized in 1898 to fulfill the DAR mission of education, patriotism and historical preservation.