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More SCHS Students Advance to State National History Day Competition
Our county National History Day (NHD) competition winners did amazingly well at Saturday's regional competition.
The following projects will advance to the NHD state competition on Saturday, April 13, 2019:
1. Individual Exhibit - Kali McClung - Salem Witch Trials (Whitewater)
2. Individual Exhibit - Liberty Harris - Women in Law
3. Individual Documentary - Noah Bridgeman - The Apollo Program
4. Group Documentary - Ethan Toone, Jason Davis, Brian Nguyen, Stokely Dennis - The Triumph and Tragedy of Vietnam Refugees.
5. Group Performance - Kennedy Hill, Solange Aniekwu, Semyra Edu, Sarah Kaba, Josephine Martins - Women in History: Triumph and Tragedy.
6. Group Exhibit - Brenda Gorgonio, Stacy Gonzalez, Daija Powell and Kourtney Brown - Unheard Cries: Child Labor.
7. Group Exhibit - Ashley Cook and Zaria Johnson - Detangling the Roots of African-American Hair.
8. Individual Website - Rainy Evans -Breaking Down the door for Section 504.
9. Individual Website - Albil Martinez - The Space Race
UPDATE: Because of a conflict with the SAT during the first competition, six more projects competed on Friday, March 15, at LaGrange College. Congratulations to the following students for qualifying to the state NHD competition at that competition:
Individual website - 1st Place - Jimena Molina
Group Performance - 1st Place - Nyla Nelson, Leosha Dickens, Janae Washington and Ifeoma Ohaya.
Individual Documentary - 2nd Place - Lunden Birago
Group Website - 2nd Place - Denise Acevedo and Billy Arnsdorff
Individual Documentary - 3rd Place - Isaac Presberg
Honorable Mention will go to state if someone in places 1-3 cannot attend:
Group Documentary - Honorable Mention - Helen Sorme and Sophie Young
Finally, Bennett's Mill Middle School students Antonio Brewer and Jerel Clavo, Jr. also advanced to state with their project about the Manhattan Project.
These projects are major undertakings for the students, and they involve a great deal of research and time outside of class. The competition also takes committed, talented teachers to guide students along the way. We are blessed to have many such teachers in our participating schools, including our own Mr. Harris, Ms. Douglas, Ms. Fulwider, and Ms. Stein. Congratulations to students, teachers (and parents!) alike!