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History Club Advances To State

HISTORY CLUB ADVANCES. Six fifth grade History Club students from Rockville Elementary were selected to advance to the state level after winning the National History Day Indiana West Youth Division Contest Saturday, February 26. Advancing to state are MaKenna Mager with her project on Benjamin Harrison and the National Parks; Emma Pezan with her project on Indiana’s Steamboat Industry; HollyDawn Crowder with her project on Mattie Rice Coney, and Aiden Nicholas, Stephen Myers, and Liverio Ponce with their group project on The Salem Witch Trials. Also participating in the Contest were Graham Earl with his project on the Great Chicago Fires and Beckett Stemle with his project on the History of Prohibition. The winners of the West Division will make some changes to their projects and compete at Marian University in Indianapolis on Saturday, April 30. The History Club is led by Misti Neely. Emma Pezan, MaKenna Mager, Graham Earl, Liverio Ponce, Stephen Myers, Aiden Nicholas, HollyDawn Crowder and Beckett Stemle (photo submitted)