Posted 6/13/20, 4:21 AM
Students Advance to National History Day
This spring four students from Washburn Rural Middle School earned the opportunity to advance to the National History Day. The event usually takes place in Washington, DC but will be a virtual experience this year due to COVID-19. The event kicks off Sunday, June 14 and winners will be announced Saturday, June 20. The students from Washburn Rural Middle School include:
Griffin Reiff in Junior Individual Performance: Breaking Down the Stonewall: The Riot that Changed the World
Kaitlin Jackson in Junior Historical Paper: The Struggle to Break the Sound Barrier
Audrey Caleb in Junior Individual Website: Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Three Barriers, One Woman
Allison Reed in Junior Individual Documentary: All the World Loves a Baby: Breaking the Two Pound Barrier
The WRMS History Day sponsor is Gifted Facilitator Lindsey Dowell. This year Dowell was named Kansas History Day Teacher of the Year. She is now in the running for the national level award. Dowell was also named as the 2019 Kansas Council for History Education Secondary Teacher of the Year.