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News Release
 
12/17/09

Johnson-Brock 6th Graders Participate in Annual Peru State Social Studies Fair

 

Social Studies Fair

(Peru, Neb.) Peru State College (PSC) recently sponsored 17 Johnson-Brock 6th graders in the college’s annual Social Studies Fair, an event dating back more than 20 years.

Under the direction of Dr. Anthony Citrin, professor of education, 15 PSC social studies methods students worked with the 6th graders on projects for approximately two months prior to the event. Part of the preparation process included a visit to PSC’s library on a research field trip. Each child was given a library card as part of his/her experience.

Students presented their projects to a panel of judges. Trophies were awarded for first through fourth place as well as silver medals for the best oral and visual presentations. The event culminated with an awards ceremony and reception for the 6th graders, their parents and PSC students.  

Awards were presented in the following categories:

Best Oral Presentation
Emerson Carbajal

Best Visual Presentation
Tyler Pendell

1st Place
Trayven Boellstorff

2nd Place
Morgan Rieger

3rd Place
Gracie Bremer

4th Place
McKayla Damme