Young Historians Series Showcases Award-Winning Student Projects

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Tennessee Historical Society and Humanities Tennessee are proud to announce the Young Historians Series will be held at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane in Clarksville, on Tuesday, Sep. 16. 

The series features nationally recognized student projects addressing an array of state and local history topics. Projects include short documentaries on the Pigeon River, the Memphis State Eight, and the Elizabethton textile mill strike.

A live performance on Tennessee’s role in passing the 19th Amendment and exhibits on Ida B. Wells and the Highlander Folk School will also be part of the evening’s program.

The students began work on their projects in fall 2013 and all earned awards throughout the school year. Each project addresses the theme of “rights and responsibilities throughout history.” Dr. Michael Bertrand, a professor of history at Tennessee State University, will serve as moderator for the evening.  

“We are delighted to bring these projects to a wider audience,” said Tennessee History Day state coordinator Jennifer C. Core. “The History Day curriculum challenges students to become historians and the resulting projects are outstanding. The audience can expect an enjoyable evening and they are guaranteed to learn something.”

 Participating students attend Northeast Middle School and Richview Middle School. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Paul McCoy, Humanities Tennessee, paul@humanitiestennessee.org, (615) 770-0006 ext. 17.


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