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MAMS Makes History

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”.

Student Name Category Title
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.

Paper

Kinlee Reece: First Place

Abby Moser: Third Place

Exhibit

Chase Moore and Scott Moore: First Place

Documentary

Henry Hock and Nathan Hock: First Place

Kinlee Reece also won a special prize at the regional contest for Best Civil Rights Topic.

 
North Carolina History Day State Competition
 
Paper
 
Kinlee Reece: First Place in the state for her paper, “Brown v Board of Education: the First Step in Breaking the School Color Barrier”

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.