Our St. John the Baptist 7th and 8th grade students participated in the 2021 National History Day Virtual District Competition at Peru State College. On Friday, the winners of the competition were announced via a virtual awards presentation. The theme for this year’s National History Day is “Communication in History.”
Congratulations to all our students on a great job at Districts!
StJB History Day Award Winners:
Junior Group Documentary:
-2nd Place – Claire Laney and Piper Isham, 8th grade (MOVES ON TO STATE)
-4th Place – Sydney Barnes, Lauren Benedict, Izabel Widman, 8th grade
Junior Individual Documentary:
-1st Place – Brooklyn Walton, 7th Grade (MOVES ON TO STATE)
-2nd Place – Laney VanErdewyk, 7th grade (MOVES ON TO STATE)
-3rd Place – Mikena Haag, 7th grade (MOVES ON TO STATE)
Junior Group Exhibit:
– 3rd Place – Drue Weeda and Vance Poppleton, 7th Grade (MOVES ON TO STATE)
Junior Individual Paper:
-2nd Place – Kaleb Scherlie, 7th Grade (MOVES ON TO STATE)
Special Awards:
Nebraska City Museum Association Award – Claire Laney and Piper Isham
Peru Historical Foundation Award – Brooklyn Walton
The Kregel Windmill Museum Award – Kaleb Scherlie
Those students placing who placed in the top three for each category will advance to the state History Day competition held virtually in April.