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Local Foursome Win State History Awards

Posted by wlpo on May 6, 2011

Four area students received awards at the Illinois History Expo.

Sarah Nauman, Mara Penrod and Collin Giordano of Oglesby Washington Junior High and Kyle Small of Waltham Elementary all brought home an award and cash prizes.

Nauman and Penrod won for a project they did on the “Radium Girls” while Small entered a project called “Small Wylie School”.  The trio won in the category of best projects or papers dealing with a small town’s history.

Giordano meanwhile an award for his entry called “Early Land Surveying in Illinois”.  He entered into a category dealing with historic preservation of records and fostering interest in historical colonial research.

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