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Johnson-Brock Sixth Graders Participate in 25th Annual Peru State Social Studies Fair


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Johnson Brock Social Studies Fair Winner

October 18, 2013, 11:30 a.m. CDT

(Peru, Neb.) Peru State College recently sponsored 25 Johnson-Brock Elementary School sixth graders for the college’s 25th Annual Social Studies Fair.

Under the direction of Professor of Education Dr. Anthony Citrin, 24 Peru State teacher education students in the social studies methods course worked with the sixth graders on projects for six weeks prior to the event. Part of the preparation process included a visit to Peru State’s library on a research field trip. Each child was given a library card as part of their experience.

Students presented their projects to a panel of judges. Trophies were awarded for first through fourth place. Silver medals were awarded for the best oral and visual presentations. All participants received participation certificates and ribbons.

Awards were presented in the
following categories:

Best Visual Presentation
Elaina Riley

Best Oral Presentation
Sophie Clark

1st Place
Annie Hayes

2nd Place
Kolt Davis

3rd Place
Dacota Falk

4th Place
Elizabeth Hodges