FREDERICK, Md. — Richard L. Stup of Frederick was presented the Americanism Award by Grande Voiture De Maryland of the veterans Society of the Forty and Eight at its 91st annual banquet and installation of officers in Easton, Md., July 28.
The award was presented by National Chef de Chemin de Fer Robert Molina of Tucson, Ariz., and National Sous Directeur of Americanism Norman M. Covert of Frederick.
Molina heads the 33,000-member organization headquartered in Indianapolis, and was the honored guest at the annual weekend convention of Grande Voiture de Maryland.
Stup was honored for his many years of service to veterans and their families, boosting understanding of America’s history and traditions among children and adults.
Stup is past commander of Francis Scott Key Post 11, the American Legion, and secretary of the Sgt. Lawrence Everhart Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and past chef de gare (commander) of Frederick/Carroll Voiture 155.