12th Annual History Day

Cory Curtis of Orleans took first place for his exhibit on the history of logging in Vermont.
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

The 12th annual History Day engaged 219 students from seven area schools with 119 projects entered in the competition. Themes included Vermont history, the civil war, women who have made a difference, and freedom. Winners can compete at the state level, and eventually the national competition. First place finishers received $50 cash and enhanced their learning about new subjects. Student articles included a bibliography verify their source of facts. Read more in the Newport Daily Express.