Westerville City Schools Students Place at Ohio History Day Statewide Competition


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Westerville City Schools students participated in the Ohio History Day Competition on April 29 at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.  Projects followed the theme “Taking a Stand.”  Five pupils received awards:

  • Third place, Junior Group Documentary:  Emma Snyder, Dilara Sen, and Laura Wolfe, for Alice Hamilton.  Genoa Middle School, Drew Farrell and Deanna McDaniel, teachers.
  • Honorable Mention, Junior Individual Website:  Kyra Lesmerises, for Rachel Carson:  How One Woman and One Book Saved Our Environment.  Genoa Middle School, Caley Nestor-Baker and Deanna McDaniel, teachers.
  • Third place, Junior Individual Website:  Xiaowen Li, Into Living Perdition: The Story of Witold Pilecki.  Walnut Springs Middle School, Pat Schirtzinger and Jean Trimble, teachers.