50 middle school students compete in History Day competition

BREMERTON — Fifty eighth-grade students from Stevens Middle School traveled to Bremerton to compete in the History Day regional competition at Olympic College on March 18.

The students prepared exhibits, documentaries or webpages related to the theme “Triumph and Tragedy.”

Three local teams created documentaries that placed in the competition:

• First Place (tie): Joe Hill, Reef Gelder, Kaeden Murphy and Jacob Miller; “9/11, When Tragedy Becomes a Turning Point.”

• First Place (tie): Ana Belle Campbell and Liberty Lauer; “The Spy Who Brought You Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”

• Second Place: Brielle Murray, Gabby Montana, Courtney Smith and Jacklyn Minnoch; “Mercury: A Triumph and Tragedy.”

The three teams will advance to the state competition in May at Central Washington University in Ellensburg.

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