Three Lakeville Area students from Kenwood Trail and McGuire Middle Schools earned honorable mentions at the State History Day Competition. It was held at University of Minnesota on May 4.
Britta Sevcik from Kenwood Trail earned an honorable mention in the Junior Individual Performance for her role in, “Knowledge Gained Culture Lost: Native American Boarding Schools.” Britta also won a $150 Topical Award.
Alec Chamberlain from Kenwood Trail earned an honorable mention in the Junior Paper category for his research paper titled, “Bastille Day and the French Revolution: Igniting the Fires of Victorious Change.”
Theresa M. Lynch from McGuire earned an honorable mention in the Junior Individual Exhibit category for her exhibit titled, “The Influenza Pandemic of 1918.”
The State History Day Competition is the culmination of many outstanding research projects from students in grades 6-12. Students choose a topic to research and present that topic in the form of a research paper, exhibit, documentary, performance, or website. Full results can be viewed here.