Students “Take a Stand in History”
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Winners gather after the 2017 Regional History Fair at USU Eastern in Blanding.	Staff photo
Winners gather after the 2017 Regional History Fair at USU Eastern in Blanding. Staff photo
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“Taking a Stand in History” is the theme of the annual History Fair that was held on February 22 at the Utah State University Eastern campus in Blanding.

Students from Monticello and Blanding participated in the annual event, with the top finishers qualifying for a spot at the state History Fair in April.

Approximately 50 projects were entered into the competition, with entries for students in junior high and high school.

The top junior high entries in individual websites include Sir Francis Drake by Taeryn Bailey and the 1966 Texas Western Men’s Basketball Team by Tuff Adair.

Top junior high exhibits include John Trumball by Olivia Chamberlain and Claudette Colvin by Tiana Chamberlain.

Two junior high performances earned top honors, including Alexander Hamilton by Emmaline Heck, and The Dark Side of Chocolate by Dawson Atwood.

The top junior high documentary is Claudette Colvin by Madison Keyes.

Two junior high documentaries earned top honors for groups, including The Green Book by Joe Boyle and Clayton Black, and Bears Ears Monument: Local Residents Take a Stand by Ashten Adams and Rachel Black.

Two junior high groups earned top honors in exhibits, including Elizabeth Blackwell by Saydee Adams and Cami Lewis, and Helen Williams by Elli Nielson and Dani Chavira.

In the high school competitions, the top historical papers are Jackie Robinson by Brayson Wilcox and The Birth of Freedom by Breanne Slade.

The top exhibits are Thomas Paine by Brynley Bailey and Loving vs. Virginia by Ashley Adair.

The top group documentary is Gianna Jessen by Erin Rogers and Shaelyn Hart, while the top group performance is Long Live Freedom by Halle Young and Caryln Goodwine.

The top group exhibits are Glory Road by Thomas Anderson and Jake Freestone and Women’s Sufferage by Ashton Adams and Alieghya De La Fuente.
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