Of the 40 Sycamore Springs Middle School students who participated in the Central Texas Regional History Fair Feb. 23, 15 students, participating in eight projects, qualified for the state event by placing first or second in their category and two won special awards. In addition, three other students placed third.
Placing first in their category and headed to state are:
Alyssa Lantz-Individual Exhibit
Keegan Ballard and Michael Gearing-Group Exhibit
Grace Costello, Maddie Johnson, and Presley Cochran-Group Performance
Nivedita Chandrani and Raphi Jungerman-Group Website
Walter Bristol and Zach Betzing-Group Documentary
Second-place finishers who also will advance to state are:
Joran Evans and Hadden Evans-Group Exhibit
Carly Austin-Individual Performances
Brett Hudson and Zach Upton-Group Website
Third-place finishers were:
Hunter Meade and Emma Williamson in Individual Performance and Brock Amerine in Individual Documentary.
Receiving special awards were:
Claire Bynum with the DAR Woman’s History Award and McKenzie Townsend with the Military Forces Museum Award.