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BGA Students Explore History through Virtual Competition

Amid coronavirus concerns, the Tennessee State National History Day competition on Saturday, April 4, was switched to an online format allowing BGA students to virtually present their projects online.  Congratulations to these Upper School students for their recognition in the competition. 

Group Documentary
First Place: Kendall Grimes ‘22, Sarah Grace Harney ‘22, Kate O’Hara ‘22, Julia Weber ‘20 - Never to be Repeated: How the Tragedy of Hiroshima Shaped Modern Society

Individual Website
Second Place: Ally Newkirk ‘21 - Nellie Bly's Journalistic Journey
First Place: Paul Lohmann ‘21 - Photography: The New Frontier of Information

We also congratulate the following students who competed in the Regional National History Day competition on Friday, February 28, 2020 at Middle Tennessee State University:

Group Documentary
First Place: Kendall Grimes ‘22, Sarah Grace Harney ‘22, Kate O’Hara ‘22, Julia Weber ‘20 - Never to be Repeated: How the Tragedy of Hiroshima Shaped Modern Society

Group Website
Third Place: Mary Courtney Finn ‘22, Liberty Lege ‘22, Jack Sledesky ‘22 - Nationalization To End Colonization: 1956 Nationalization of the Suez Canal
First Place: Annie Conrady ‘22, Grayson Krebs ‘22, Sean Williams ‘22 - Apartheid: Long Walk to Freedom

Individual Documentary

Second Place - Meredith Mixon ‘21 - Martha Graham in Action

Individual Exhibit
Third Place: Brenna White ‘21 - The Evolution of Beauty: Elizabeth Arden
Second Place: Xavier Shaw ‘21 - Breaking Barriers: Crossing The Color Line

Individual Paper
First Place: Lily Aimonetti ‘21 - The Fight For Equality: The Groundbreaking Life of Frederick Douglass Conquering Adversity

Individual Website
Second Place: Ally Newkirk ‘21 - Nellie Bly's Journalistic Journey
First Place: Paul Lohmann ‘21 - Photography: The New Frontier of Information

* Honorable Mentions - did not advance to the state tournament:
3rd Place - Individual Exhibit: Brenna White ‘21
3rd Place - Group Exhibit - Eli Chesnut ‘22, Hillary Drinkard ‘22, Ryan Rupe ‘22 - Soldiers in Petticoats: The British Suffragette Movement
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