Posted on 2/2/14

Henderson County Schools 300HENDERSON, Ky. (5/9/13) – This past weekend students from A.B. Chandler Elementary, South Middle School, and Henderson County High School competed at the state level competition for Kentucky History Day competition hosted by the University of Louisville. Nearly 700 students from Kentucky participated. Several award recipients will compete at the national level from June 9 -13.
Several students placed and received awards. A special thank you for the leadership of Mr. Merrill Punke, Mrs. Tracy Brown, Mrs. Erica Punke and Mrs. Cara Wesner, teachers within the school district who worked with each student on his/her project.

The following students from South Middle School placed in the following categories:
Shelby Pendergraft - second place in History Test
Kaity Ankrom - second place in Impromptu Composition
“Lincoln and Slavery: The Fight for Equality “ by Kayli Sutton and Shelby Pendergraft - Best Depiction of Political History
“Voices of the Holocaust” by Jesslyn Watson and Caroline Mouser - second place in Junior Group Performance
“Civil Rights” by Jacob Swanson - first place in Junior Individual Performance
Rebecca Robards - first Place in History Test
Lizz Lepovsky - first place in History Test
The following students from Henderson County High School placed in the following categories:
Ashley Mattingley - third place Senior Impromptu Composition
"Women's Fight to Victory: The Nineteenth Amendment" by Trupte Patel and Caitlyn Kirchoff - second place Senior Division Group Website
"Psychology 101" by Shelby Buckman - second place Senior Division Individual Website
"The Television War" by David Littrell and Logan Thrasher - first place Senior Division Group Documentary
“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” by Emily Lawalin & Courtney Stone – second place Senior Group Exhibit

Those going on to the national level of competition include Shelby Buckman, Trupte Patel and Caitlyn Kirchoff, David Littrell and Logan Thrasher, Watson and Caroline Mouser, and Jacob Swanson.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Danielle Crafton your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Most Read This Week

November 24, 2015 9850

Distillery to Operate in Old Graham School…

by SurfKY News
November 21, 2015 8698

Injuries Result from Beulah Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
November 23, 2015 7517

Relative Charged with Murder, Arson in Deaths of…

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 4484

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 24

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 3171

Man Injured When Vehicle Collides with Deer

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

November 17, 2015 15534

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 17

by SurfKY News
November 18, 2015 14395

Runaway Teen Returns on His Own

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

November 25, 2015 2142

Man Hospitalized after Early Morning Car Accident

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 1673

Muhlenberg Sheriff's Office Makes Cocaine Bust

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 1184

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores…

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 818

Thanksgiving is Peak Day for Cooking Fires

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 592

Hopkins County Warriors Go to National…

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 469

Beauty of Western Kentucky Autumn Wilderness…

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 428

American Medical Association Wants to Ban Ads for…

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 383

Grapevine Church Offering Interactive 'Miracle of…

by SurfKY News
November 26, 2015 362

Pet of the Day - Jewel

by SurfKY News