April 15, 2020  was another WAAS record breaking day for our students who participated in the virtual Regional Competition of National History Day. Congratulations to the following students for their achievements and for advancing to the virtual state level National History Day Competition.

These students overcame the challenges of distance learning at school, a global pandemic and a virtual NHD competition. This is another great achievement and accomplishment! Congratulations to the participating students, Miss Cubbage and parents!

Individual Website
1st place: Avery Kievit “History of the National Parks Service” https://site.nhd.org/77295358/home
3rd place: Mary Katherine O’Malley ‘Sally Ride Breaking Barriers” https://site.nhd.org/61044677/Home_Page

Group Website
1st place: Max Wang and Sheel Patel “The Wilmington Massacre of 1898: White Supremacy, White Sovereignty” https://site.nhd.org/40577484/home

Individual Exhibit
1st place: Cameron Johnson “Breaking Barriers: The Manhattan Project”
2nd place: William Bumgardner “The History and Innovations of the Boeing 747”

Group Exhibit
1st place: Ava Rineer and Elizabeth Saffo “Suffragettes in the 1913 Women’s Suffrage Parade”
2nd place: Manasi Prasad and Vedika Gaditoka “Breaking the Barriers of Slavery: The Underground Railroad”

The recorded awards ceremony is on the Cape Fear Museum Facebook page, and the results for the virtual state competition later this month will be announced in early May.

Beth Upton