White House Heritage Elementary Students Compete at Austin Peay

White House Heritage Elementary Students Compete at Austin Peay
Posted on 03/01/2016

A group of Heritage Elementary 6th graders participated in a school project that eventually took them to the North Middle Tennessee Division History Day competition at Austin Peay State University on Feb. 16.

 

The students researched historical topics  and people of their choice that were based on the 2016 National History Theme of, “Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange.”

 

Kailey Diatikar and Sadie Phillips researched University of Tennessee basketball coach, Pat Summit and the effect she had on women's athletics and learned about Title IX. 

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Emma Williams, Samantha Benton, Quint Lassiter, and Baylor Baucom researched Nellie Bly's journalism and her trip around the world.  They learned how she influenced the Progressive Era, women's rights movement, and the role of the media.  These four won 2nd place in their category - Junior Group Exhibit out of 21 exhibits and will go on to compete in Tennessee History Day on April 9, in Nashville. 

 

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