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Episcopal history finalists


Thirty-three students from the seventh- and eighth-grade social studies classes at the Episcopal School of Knoxville competed with schools throughout East Tennessee in the 2006 District Competition of National History Day at the University of Tennessee Monday, March 6. Students entered individual and group performances, exhibits, papers and documentaries which related to this year's theme: "Taking a Stand in History." The top four students in each category will go on to the state competition in Memphis, April 8.

Winners from Episcopal School who will advance are as follows: Claire Yoste — Individual Performance: "John Thomas Scopes: Taking a Stand in History;" Annie Freeland -— Individual Paper: "Taking a Stand for the Geneva Convention: the Crossville POW Camp;" Blair Brandt — Individual Paper: "Taking a Stand for Children: Knoxville Orphanages in the Early Twentieth Century;" Dorian Ewing and Katie Simpson: Group Exhibit: — “Lizzie Crozier French: Taking a Stand for Women's Suffrage in East Tennessee;" Michael Tremoulis —- Individual Documentary: "Twelve Black Students Take a Stand for Desegregation." Annie Freeland also won the East Tennessee Veteran's Memorial Association Award. Dorian Ewing and Katie Simpson also won the East Tennessee Historical Society Award for outstanding use of East Tennessee History. Dr. Patricia Brake is sponsor of National History Day at the Episcopal School.

 

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