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History Students Compete in Documentary Contest

The First Academy Chapter of the National History Club is pleased to announce the winning documentaries for the first annual Examples of Honor Documentary making contest. Upper School students were challenged to select a key historical figure (domestic, foreign, ancient or modern) and examine how that person displayed honor throughout his or her life by creating a video documentary.

In First Place earning the grand prize of $1,000 is senior Faith Woods for her documentary on the Tuskegee Airmen.

In Second Place earning $500 for his documentary on Chief Justice Earl Warren is junior Adrian K. Also, in Second Place earning $500 for her documentary tribute to American Veterans is senior Peyton M.

In Third Place earning $250 for her documentary about Nelson Mandela is senior Nathalie A. Also, in Third Place earning $250 for her documentary on Alexander Hamilton is senior Olivia M.

Thank you to every student who participated in the first annual Examples of Honor contest and the National History Club looks forward to sponsoring this contest again next year.

The National History Club nationally recognized, non-profit organization that aims to build the reading, research, communication and analytical skills students need to become competent citizens and leaders by inspiring large numbers of secondary school students to implement and participate in history-related programs in their schools and communities.

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