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TJMS Students Shine at Kern County History Day

On March 3rd, eleven students from Thomas Jefferson competed at the Kern County History Day Competition.  All of our students represented Thomas Jefferson and the community of Wasco extremely well.


These students were recognized as an Outstanding Entry:


Web Design:   Kalani Castillo, Grade 8 - Individual Web Design for Indian Removal Act


Group Exhibit: Nadia Ornelas, Alexis Garcia, & Liliana Valdez  Grade 7 - for Chris Kyle


Individual Exhibit: Samantha Avila, Grade 8 - for President Reagan and the Berlin Wall 


One student was recognized as Champion and representing Kern County at the California State History Day Competition:


Jalie Grundt - Individual Exhibit for Henry Bergh


This is the third year in a row we have had an entry at the State competition.


A very special THANK YOU goes out to Mr. Bridges the Coordinator of this years History Day event and his co-chair Mr. Meyer. Without their  diligence, hard work, effort and the support of our History teachers this event would not be possible.


Another special thank you goes our to Ms Stonecipher for the use of her classroom and to Mr Mildenberger for his artistic skills and advice. 


Mr. Vaughan

Posted by: Tim Arnold Published:3/5/18
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