Photo of regional history day winners

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements at the Upper Shore Regional History Day competition. All of these students advanced to the Maryland State History Day Competition at UMBC on May 6th.

  • Ally Smith and Shelby MacFarland - First Place & Best in Region Senior Group Exhibit - "Glowing Girls: How Dial Painters Illuminated the Path towards a Brighter Future"
  • Leland Courie - First Place & Best in Region Senior Individual Documentary - "When Fútbol beame Soccer: The Legacy of Pelé and the New York Cosmos"
  • Kayla Wetzel - First Place & Best in Region Senior Individual Website - "A Scientific Frontier at 632 MPH: Col. John P. Stapp - The Fastest Man Alive"
  • Xavier Champagne First Place & Best in Region Senior Individual Performance - "The Case of Leo Frank: Antisemitism Along the Jewish-American Frontier"
  • Leslie Monter Casio - First Place & Best in Region Senior Paper - "To Be Immortal: How HeLa Cells Forever Changed the Field of Biomedical Research"

In addition, Xavier Champagne took home the special "Heritage" award.

And for the second year in a row, NCHS took home the prestigious "Best in Competition" award given to the top project of the entire competition. This year the award was earned by Leslie Monter Casio.