The 2009 District History Fair was January 31

(02-11-2009)

The Adams State College Department of History, Government and Philosophy hosted the District History Fair, part of the National History Day Competition, on Saturday, January 31.

The students competed in four categories: media, performance, papers, and projects. Winners will proceed to the State History Fair at Colorado University, Boulder on May 2. This year's theme was "The Individual in History: Actions and Legacies".

The following students received award certificates: Junior Paper - First place: Emma Smith, Moffat Middle School; Second place: Sydney Heersink, Monte Vista Middle School; Third place Garrett Hostetter, Centauri Middle School. Junior Group Performance - First place: Kelli Canty, Ashley Miller, Kendra Neese, Nicole Salazar and Makenna Canty, Sanford Junior High School; Second place: Kassidy Jones, Savannah Plane, Isabel Serna, and Tai Zollars, Sargent Junior High School; Third place: Justine Gallegos, Micah Keys, and Tyler Pavlowski, Centauri Middle School. Junior Group Exhibit - First place: William Gilchrist and Dylan Murphy, Salida Middle School; Second place: Jose Larsen and Tess Mortensen, Sanford Junior High School; Third place: Tara Taylor, and Macy Huffaker, Centauri Middle School.

Junior Individual Exhibit - First place: Danny File, Lake City Community School; Second place: Ashlyn Stewart, Salida Middle School; Third place: Adams Buchana, Lake City Community School. Junior Individual Documentary - First place: Kathryn New, Sangre de Cristo Junior High School; Second place: Josh Valdez, Centauri Middle School; Third place: Nicklaus Walters, Sangre de Cristo Junior High School. Junior Individual Performance - First place: Olivia Wreford, Sargent Junior High School; Second Place: Gregory Williams, Centauri Middle School; Third Place: Zaylah Pearson-Good, Moffat Middle School.

Junior Group Documentary - First place: Scott Dillon and Kole Van Treese, Sargent Junior High School; Second place: Molina Nicolas, Lance Pearson Lance and Horton Jeffrey, Sangre de Cristo Middle School; Third place: Tori Fringer, Brooke Edwards and Saydi Sowards, Centauri Middle School.

Senior Paper - First place: Jazmine Mullen, Lake City Community School; Second place: Taylor Long, Lake City Community School; Third place: Lacy Shawcroft, Centauri High School. Senior Individual Documentary - First place: Mary Waugh, Centauri High School; Second Place: Katy Keith, Sargent High School; Third Place: Rebecca Hathaway, Sargent High School. Senior Group Documentary - First place: Mary Kelloff and Micheal-Anne Goodart, Sargent High School; Second place Jordan Wall, and Shelby Lowder, Sargent High School. Senior Group Exhibit - First place: Madison Miner and Taelor Mullins, Sargent High School; Second place: Anna Rooney and Hannah Price, Sargent High School; Third place: Samantha Corzine, and Heather Brunelli, Sargent High School. Senior Individual Exhibit - First place: Ryan Miller, Sanford High School.

Dr. Ed Crowther, chair of History, Government and Philosophy at Adams State College, organized the event. "I appreciate the help of the many volunteers who made this year's History Fair possible."