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History Day Students Present to State Board of Education

Three students who participated in the state and national History Day competitions shared their experiences with the Utah Board of Education on Dec. 7.

The students all attend Ogden High School and were accompanies by their teacher, Lisa Pockrus. During their trip to Washington D.C., they had an incredible learning experience. They met with civil rights hero Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, who was part of the sit-in at the Woolworth’s lunch counter in Jackson Mississippi.

Edgar Corrales created an exhibit on the Freedom Rides of the Civil Rights Movement. He placed 1st at the Utah History Day State Contest in the Senior Individual Exhibit category and represented Utah at the National History Day competition.

Keila Arredondo and Araceli Palacios worked together to build a website on Cesar Chavez. They placed 2nd at State in the Senior Group Website category and represented Utah at the National History Day competition.

Pictured in the banner photo: Superintendent Sydnee Dickson, Lt. Gov Spencer Cox, Ogden High School students Edgar Corrales, Keila Arrendondo, Araceli Palacios, teacher Lisa Pockrus