CFA students swept most of the categories in the regional National History Day contest on March 25. The largest regional competition in the history of this event, more than 240 area Upper School students and 60 area Middle School students participated. CFA Middle School participated for the first time and took five top awards!
Middle School Division
FIRST PLACE Jillian Lancaster (performance) Daphne Sedgwick/Saving the African Elephant
SECOND PLACE Trinity Swepson (exhibit) Nikola Tesla
THIRD PLACE Annie Kane & Lilly Lancaster (exhibit) Genghis Khan
THIRD PLACE Tyler Smith Emperor Constantine (documentary)
FIFTH PLACE Lacey Kleppinger (exhibit) Kublai Khan
High School Division
FIRST PLACE Kelly Butler, Emily Cooke, Rebecca Early (documentary) Maya Angelou; Life and Legacy
FIRST PLACE Lila Das, Eugenia Jenkins, Emma Wright, Lizzie Sweyer (website) National Women’s Suffrage Association
SECOND PLACE: Clare Glenn (research paper) Carter and the Klan
FIFTH PLACE: Lea Jaffe, Kaitlyn Sweyer(group exhibits) The Not-So Silent Charlie Chaplin
All of these students will advance to the state competition at the State Museum of History on April 25 in Raleigh.