Chapel Hill Students Win History Contest

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Sydney Dye and Caroline Murphy won in the senior group documentary category at the National History Day Competition. Margaret Plympton, Deputy Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, presented the award.

Caroline Murphy and Sydney Dye of Chapel Hill High School won first place in the senior group documentary category at the National History Day Competition held at the University of Maryland at College Park in June. Their project, “Introducing America to Americans,” was about the Farm Security Administration's photography project during the Great Depression.

North Carolina students stood out among the 3,000 student competitors from the 50 states, several territories and four foreign countries. Several North Carolina students finished in the top 10. Learn more at nhd.org.

Categories: Education, Enrichment, School, Teens

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