On March 5, AMS eighth-grade students sent their top ten entries to the University of Texas at Arlington to compete at the regional level for Texas History Day. Twenty-eight students competed in five categories including historical paper, website, performance, exhibit board, and documentary.
Four groups or individuals placed in the top six. Carson Poupore placed first in the historical paper category, and will advance to the State Meet in Austin on April 30.
Congratulations to these students:
1st Place Historical Paper- Carson Poupore — Nazi Human Experimentation: How Medical Exploration Became Outright Torture;
4th Place Performance — Clare Copeland and Chloe Butkus — Exploring the Exchange of Ideas through Woodstock;
6th Place Historical Paper — Emma Rawley — Encountering and Countering Terrorism: America’s Special Operations Forces;
6th Place Documentary — Sean Mazza, Kurt Hutchison, Jacob Macy, and Nick Leeper — Sir Frances Drake: Exploration of the Pacific