A MDAH Publication | Volume 43 No. 5 | May 2001
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Mississippi History Day Winners
Junior Historical Society chapters from junior high and high schools around the state competed for prizes April 7 at Mississippi History Day, held at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, according to Mary Beth Farrell, Junior Historical Society state sponsor. Quizmaster Bradley Bond, USM history department, conducted the annual Mississippi History Quiz Bowl, and Grenada High School and Murrah High School, Jackson, carried off the prizes for the senior division. Grenada Middle School and N. R. Burger Middle School, Hattiesburg, dominated prizes for the Junior Division. The Overall Winner for the Senior Division was Elizabeth Sellers, Grenada High School; the Junior Division Overall Winner was Kate Goertzen, N. R. Burger Middle School. Kate Goertzen also received the Oral History Award. Quiz Bowl winners were Rowan Campus, Hattiesburg High School, Senior Division; and Solomon Junior High School, Greenville, Junior Division. First and second place winners in all categories except the Quiz Bowl are eligible to compete at the National History Day Competition, June 14-18, in College Park, Maryland. To help a student or group attend National History Day, please contact Mary Beth Farrell at 601/266-4333.
by the Mississippi Department of Archives
and History Elbert R. Hilliard, director Chrissy Wilson, editor