Drum Hill scholars

Wilton High School seniors Joey McFadden, second from left, and Claire Burke, right, recently received Drum Hill Scholar Awards from the Drum Hill Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The scholars — pictured with Drum Hill DAR Scholarship Chair Ellen Uzenoff, left, and Drum Hill DAR Regent Sara Champion, second from right — each received a $1,000 scholarship for demonstrating community service, leadership, academic achievement and commitment to the ideals of patriotism and historic preservation. The Drum Hill Chapter has been giving these annual awards to graduating seniors from Wilton and Ridgefield for more than 20 years. Joey will attend Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y., in the fall and Claire attend the University of Richmond in Richmond, Va.