Staples students win awards in state History Day contest
Updated 5:12 am, Friday, May 13, 2016
Students who had previously finished in the top three at one of six regional contests around the state were eligible to participate in state-level contest, where 81 schools were represented. Students placing first or second in their category at the state contest are eligible to represent the state at the National History Day Contest at the University of Maryland in June.
The following Westport students were winners:
Individual Exhibit: Second place, “Operation Ajax: 1953 Iranian Coup,” Juliana Beal, Staples High School
Outstanding Entry Related to Civics, Government or Citizenship, awarded by Connecticut Public Affairs Network and Connecticut’s Old State House: Senior Group Website — “The Exchanges, Encounters, and Explorations of Brown v. Board,” Hannah Rosemme and Gabriela Vega, Staples High School