On April 3, 2020, thirteen Mount Airy Middle School students participated in the Northwest Regional Virtual History Day Contest. Each of these participants researched a historical topic around the theme of “Breaking Barriers”.
|Mitchell Fulcher||Paper||“On Account of Sex - Woman’s Suffrage”|
|Jamie Hearl||Paper||“From Her Past to Their Future - Fannie Lou Hamer”|
|Laura Livengood||Paper||“Rosa Parks”|
|Abby Moser||Paper||“Suffering for Suffrage”|
|Kinlee Reece||Paper||“Brown v Board of Education: the First Step in Breaking the School Color Barrier”|
|Aubrey Wilmoth||Paper||“Seamstress by Day, Activist for Life - Rosa Parks”|
|Ali Ardner||Paper||“The Little Rock Nine: Beyond the Doors of Segregation”|
|Chase Moore||Exhibit||“Double Play - How Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson Broke Baseball’s Color Barrier”|
|Scott Moore||Exhibit||“Double Play - How Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson Broke Baseball’s Color Barrier”|
|Greer Tidd||Exhibit||“Berlin Wall - Breaking “Barriers”|
|Brayden James||Exhibit||“Berlin Wall - Breaking “Barriers”|
|Henry Hock||Documentary||“The Internet and It's Historic Contribution to Society”|
|Nathan Hock||Documentary||The Internet and It's Historic Contribution to Society”|
Mount Airy Middle School submitted projects in three categories. Mount Airy Middle School won first place in each of these three categories for the regional competition.
These students advanced to the North Carolina National History Day State Contest.
Kinlee Reece: First Place
Abby Moser: Third Place
Chase Moore and Scott Moore: First Place
Henry Hock and Nathan Hock: First Place
Kinlee Reece also won a special prize at the regional contest for Best Civil Rights Topic.
She advances to the National History Day contest. This contest will be held virtually June 14 - 20.
Abby Moser finished third in the state for her paper, “Suffering for Suffrage.”
Abby Moser received a special award at the state level for Best Women's History topic.
The club sponsor is Ms. Beth Lowry.