PHS, Colmer Students Win at State National History Day, Headed for National Competition

Pascagoula High School students competed in the 2012 State National History Day Contest in Hattiesburg. A number of winners of the state competition are eligible to compete at the national level June 10-14 in Washington, D.C.

The Spirit of History Day Award and a check for $100.00 was presented to both Rachel Jacobson and Josue’ Perez for their enthusiasm and dedication to their topic.
In group exhibit:
2nd Place went to Hannah Yost and Savannah Ankerson for their project, "Who Said You Could Sit There? Rosa Parks and The Montgomery Bus Boycott."
1st Place went to Elizabeth King and Bailey Wright for their project, "The Flapper: Roaring her way through the Twenties."

In individual exhibit:
Charlton Read was awarded first place for his project, "The Indian Removal Act of 1830: Legalized Holocaust."

In group documentary:
First place went to Dustin Miller and Justin Walley for their film, " Ye He Quan: Boxing the Door Open."

In individual documentary:
Second place went to Mary Beth Kinsey for her film, "Film: America's Imagination Comes to Life on the Big Screen."

Pascagoula High School was awarded second place in the Best Overall School. Congratulations to all of these deserving students.