Students Win Georgia State History Competition

Freshmen Kate Lynch and Christina Brown placed first in Georgia at the National History Day (NHD) competition with their documentary regarding Grace Abbott. They will go on to compete at the national level in June, as will Jack Baker for his historical paper on Dietrich Bonhoeffer! Many Westminster students from our Upper School competed along with approximately 600 middle and high school students on April 22 at the Georgia State Competition at Mercer University. We had four NHD projects place third in their categories.

First Place

  • Kate Lynch* & Christina Brown* – Grace Abbott (Group Documentary)

Third Place

  • Genevieve Waller** & Abigail Griner** – Sophie Scholl and the White Rose (Group Exhibit)
  • Jack Baker* – Standing Fast: Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Historical Paper)
  • Caroline Vickery** – Preserving Beauty (Individual Exhibit)

*Qualified for National Contest for National History Day at University of Maryland, June 11-15

**Qualified as first alternate for national contest

Read news coverage about their win in The Augusta Chronicle.

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