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.