BHS Seniors Head to National History Competition



Three Burlington High School seniors will be heading to Maryland next month to compete in the National History Day Competition.

Last Monday, seniors Rachel Gibbons, Paige Mitchell, and Jeenneettee Wolfe competed in the state version of the competition in Des Moines and won their category. BHS TAG Teacher Sarah St. John, says in the 3 years she’s been here, this is a first…

The girls’ exhibit was titled “Contradicting our Constitution: How HUAC Misapplied it’s Rights and Responsibilities during the Cold War”…

Their project is also one of two finalists for the honor of being shown at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC.

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Savanna Evans
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