WSHS Competes at District Five Virginia History Day

March 05, 2019

District Five Virginia History Day

On Saturday, March 2nd twenty-nine West Springfield students competed at the District Five Virginia History Day competition at Mount Vernon High School. Over eighty projects were entered in the senior division this year, and fifteen West Springfield students placed in the top three in their category. Congratulations to the following students:

Group Documentary:

2nd Place: Hannah Che, Heather Che, and Yuni Choi

Group Exhibit:

1st Place: Isabella Francis and Shamarelly Sanchez

Group Performance:

1st Place: Avery Henry, Allyson Skahen, and Annette Wright

2nd Place: Jessica Nasr and Julian Schalk

Group Website:

2nd Place: Madison Nguyen and Jaden Tolentino

Individual Website:

1st Place: Andrew Poe

3rd Place: Rachel Burkhalter

Historical Paper:

3rd Place: Joschka Christ

The 1st and 2nd place projects will continue on to the state competition on April 27th at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond, VA. There they will compete against the top two projects from each of the eight districts in Virginia. Good luck and congratulations to all our students!

National History Day competitors