JCC students head to State History Day
In all, 803 students representing 90 schools will share their projects based on the theme “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas.”
ST. PAUL — Five Jackson County Central High School students will present their research projects at the National History Day in Minnesota state contest Saturday at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
They are Juleah Brinks and Taryn Lessman, with a senior group exhibit on national parks; Caledon Lessman, with a junior individual exhibit on the Nintendo Gameboy; and Messina Lessman and Alyse Thurmer, with a junior group exhibit on “Fighting for African Americans When No One Else Would.”
In all, 803 students representing 90 schools will share their projects based on the theme “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas.” They were chosen during 11 regional contests that took place throughout Minnesota in March.
More than 16,000 students created a History Day project in 2023.
For more information about Minnesota History Day, visit mnhs.org/historyday .