Seven Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School students participated in the Virginia State National History Day (NHD) Competition on Saturday in Williamsburg, VA and left with numerous top awards in the state!
- Miles Lankford earned 1st place in the Individual Performance category with his project about the Detroit Race Riots of 1967
- Yael Cohen, Estelle Timar-Wilcox, and Cindy Lay earned 1st place in the Group Documentary category with their project on Rachel Carson and won the Burnshire Hydroelectric Award for Environmental Consciousness (a special monetary award)
- Annette Schlitt earned 3rd place in the Individual Website category with her project on Nellie Bly
- Mr. Dippold earned the National History Day Teacher of the Year Award for the Middle School Division.