FARGO – The North Dakota Society Daughters of Colonial Wars President Laurie McHenry presented Dr. Donald Johnson, assistant professor at North Dakota State University, with the National Society Award for Outstanding History Teacher.

Johnson received the certificate and a check at a ceremony Thursday, May 17. Johnson’s research areas include Colonial and Revolutionary America. His forthcoming book, “Occupied American: Military Rules and the Everyday Experience of Revolution, is a topic of interest to the Daughters of Colonial Wars.

The National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars encourages research of the American Colonial Period which covers the years 1607-1775. The Outstanding American History Teacher Award is for an individual for “Outstanding service by the exemplification and encouragement of

Patriotism and interest in American History and in our American Heritage.”

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