Pinellas History Day Fair

by: Ron Heller, Upper School History Teacher and David Hodgson, Middle School History Teacher
Pinellas History Day was held February 25 and 26 at Largo High School. This year’s theme was Debate and Diplomacy in History. 

Shorecrest’s Middle School was represented by 15 seventh graders and their projects at the annual competition.

Middle School Awardees:
Second place Group Exhibit - Lili F. and Camilla S. “Polar Bear Garden: The Fortunate Folly” 
Third place Individual Performance - Hope K. “Debate and Diplomacy Surrounding the Genet Affair”
Individual Paper - Claire J.
Individual Exhibit - Gabi R. 
Individual Exhibit - Elli B.
Group Exhibit - Summer F., Dylan H., and Aaron W. 
Individual Website - Frances H. 
Individual Website - Morgan H.
Group Documentary - Michael M. and Will T. 
Group Documentary - Jonah D. and Austin S.

Lili and Cam have been invited to move on to compete in the Florida State History Day competition from May 1-3 in Tallahassee.

Upper School Award Winners included:
First Place Group Exhibit - Cían McCarthy ‘22, Grace Salter ‘22, Athena Smith ‘22. “Machiavelli: From Diplomat to Prince”
 
First Place Individual Exhibit - Sofiya Idiyatullina ‘23. “Personal Diplomacy to Avoid War: The Willy-Nicky Letters of 1914”
 
2nd Place Group Exhibit - Miles Lucas ‘23, Taylor Register ‘23. “From Hawa’i to Hawaii: Debate and Diplomacy and it’s use in the founding of the 50th State”
 
1st Place Group Website - Jacob Mandell ‘23, Matthew White ‘23, Dylan Winer ‘23. “Debate, Diplomacy and the Avoidance of Nuclear Armageddon: The 1956 Suez Crisis.”
 
3rd Place Paper Category - Story Pennock ‘24. “A Tale of Two Treaties: The Congress of Vienna and the Treaty of Versailles.”
 
First and Second place winners advance to the State competition in May. Third place awardees may be alternates. 
 
Please congratulate these fine Chargers on their hard work!

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