2015 Contest Awards

African American History Essay Contest

Elementary Division

First place: George Wilkerson, MUG T MES Historians, Underwood Elementary School, Raleigh, Glendia Bryson-Jacobs, adviser.

Second place: Megan Malone, MUG T MES Historians, Underwood Elementary School, Raleigh, Glendia Bryson-Jacobs, adviser.

Intermediate Division

First place: Katie Dukelow, Tiger Tales, Orange Charter School, Hillsborough, Lisa Dukelow, adviser.

Second place: No winner awarded.

Secondary Division

First place: Samuel Young, Homeschoolers Unfolding History, Johnston County Home Educators, Clayton, Elaine McPherson, adviser.

 

Second place: No winner awarded.

 

American Revolution Essay Contest

Elementary Division

First place: Susannah Young, Homeschoolers Unfolding State History, Johnston County Home Educators, Clayton, Elaine McPherson, adviser.

Second place: Gabrielle Langdon, Homeschoolers Unfolding State History, Johnston County Home Educators, Clayton, Elaine McPherson, adviser.

Intermediate Division

First place: Brooke Oberbeck, Hatteras Historians, Cape Hatteras Secondary School, Buxton, Linda Austin, adviser.

Second place: David Young,Homeschoolers Unfolding North Carolina History, Johnston County Home Educators, Clayton, Elaine McPherson, adviser.

 

Secondary Division

First place: Seth Young, Homeschoolers Unfolding History, Johnston County Home Educators, Clayton, Elaine McPherson, adviser.

 

Second place: Samuel Young, Homeschoolers Unfolding History, Johnston County Home Educators, Clayton, Elaine McPherson, adviser.

Artifact Search Contest

Daniel Elmore, History Hounds of Central Carolina—Club B, NC Homeschool Adventures, Sanford, Julie Elmore, adviser: Report Cards and Envelope.

Olivia Edwards, Jesse Franklin Pioneers, Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, Mount Airy, Glenda Edwards, adviser: Silvertone Banjo.

Max Flinchum, Jesse Franklin Pioneers, Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, Mount Airy, Glenda Edwards, adviser: Tobacco Setter.

Jayden Kameron Gentry, Laurel Historians, Laurel Elementary School, Marshall, Anita Henry, adviser: Expanded Center Bar Gorget.

Ellie Hooker, Jesse Franklin Pioneers, Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, Mount Airy, Glenda Edwards, adviser: WWI Button.

Cobey Ledford, History Hounds of Central Carolina—Club B, NC Homeschool Adventures, Sanford, Julie Elmore, adviser: Pocket watch.

Sophia Mehok, St. Thomas More Junior Historians, St. Thomas More School, Chapel Hill, Heather Heeden, adviser: Arrowhead.

Charlie Raschke, Acorn Ambassadors, City of Raleigh Historic Resources and Museum Program, Raleigh, Kimberly Floyd and Brynn Hoffman, advisers: School desk.

Daniel Spence, Neuse Navigators, Spence Academy, Kinston, Laura Lee Spence, adviser: Land grant.

Matthew Sullivan, St. Thomas More Junior Historians, St. Thomas More School, Chapel Hill, Heather Heeden, adviser: Loom shuttle.

 

Christopher Crittenden State History Quiz

Elementary Division

First place: George Wilkerson, MUG T MES Historians, Underwood Elementary School, Raleigh, Glendia Bryson-Jacobs, adviser.

Second-place: Collin Brang, MUG T MES Historians, Underwood Elementary School, Raleigh, Glendia Bryson-Jacobs, adviser.

Intermediate Division

First place: David Young, Homeschoolers Unfolding North Carolina History, Johnston County Home Educators, Clayton, Elaine Forman, adviser.

Second place: No winner awarded.

Secondary Division

First place: Annabel Bloom, Freaks of History, Moms of Stonehenge, Raleigh, Sally Bloom, adviser.

Second place: Allie Singletary,National History Club, Rocky River High School, Charlotte, Christian Price, adviser.

Civil War Essay Contest

Elementary Division

First place: Lauren Potts, Tiger Tales, Orange Charter School, Hillsborough, Lisa Dukelow, adviser.

Second place: Sami Pelton, MUG T MES Historians, Underwood Elementary School, Raleigh, Glendia Bryson-Jacobs, adviser.

Intermediate Division

First place: Tiffany Gates, Piedmont Community Charter Junior Historians, Piedmont Community Charter School, Gastonia, Matt Richards, adviser.

Second place: Litao Tu, Tar Heel Junior Historians, Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy, Raleigh, Kristie Chern, adviser.

Secondary Division

First place: Elizabeth Revels, Homeschoolers Unfolding History, Johnston County Home Educators, Clayton, Elaine McPherson, adviser.

Second place: Samuel Young, Homeschoolers Unfolding History, Johnston County Home Educators, Clayton, Elaine McPherson, adviser.

 

Exhibit Contest

Elementary Division, Individual

First place: In Lafayette’s Footsteps, by Claire Ledford, History Hounds of Central Carolina—Club A, NC Homeschool Adventures, Sanford, Carmen Ledford, adviser.

 

Second place:Bridal Veil Falls, by Thomas McKiernan, Tiger Tales, Orange Charter School, Hillsborough, Lisa Dukelow, adviser.

Elementary Division, Group

First place: Country Family Goes to Town, by Jesse Franklin Pioneers, Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, Mount Airy, Glenda Edwards, adviser.

 

Second place:CSS Albemarle: The Shelton Laurel Massacre, by Laurel Historians, Laurel Elementary School, Marshall, Anita Henry, adviser.

Intermediate Division, Individual

First place:Tobacco Barn, by Jade Pridgen, Greenfield Junior Historians, Greenfield School, Wilson, Jo Anne Massey, adviser.

 

Second place:Cameron Indoor Stadium, by Matthew Distell, Fayetteville Academy Blue, Fayetteville Academy, Fayetteville, Lulie Harry, adviser.

 

Intermediate Division, Group

First place:Unique Chimney Rises to Historical Register, by Homeschoolers Unfolding North Carolina History, Johnston County Home Educators, Clayton, Elaine McPherson, adviser.

Second place:The Battles for Ft. Fisher, by Homeschool History Sleuths, Exploring and Discovering Together, Charlotte, Brenda Brown, adviser.

Secondary Division, Individual

First place:No winner awarded.

Second place:Cape Hatteras Silhouette, by A. J. Gluck, Piedmont Community Charter Junior Historians, Piedmont Community Charter School, Gastonia, Matt Richards, adviser.

Secondary Division, Group

First place:A Capitol Improvement, by Homeschoolers Unfolding History, Johnston County Home Educators, Clayton, Elaine McPherson, adviser.

Second place: No winner awarded.

 

Literary Contest

Elementary Division, Individual

First place:“On Lafayette’s Trail,” by Claire Ledford, History Hounds of Central Carolina—Club A, NC Homeschool Adventures, Sanford, Carmen Ledford, adviser.

Second place:“The Hostess of Ft. Fisher,” by Sarah Rich, Homeschool History Sleuths, Exploring and Discovering Together, Charlotte, Brenda Brown, adviser.

Elementary Division, Group

No entries submitted.

Intermediate Division, Individual

First place:“Letters Home,” by Cobey Ledford, History Hounds of Central Carolina—Club B, NC Homeschool Adventures, Sanford, Julie Elmore, adviser.

Second place: “Pilot Mountain,” by Madison Lawson, Jesse Franklin Pioneers, Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, Mount Airy, Glenda Edwards, adviser.

Intermediate Division, Group

First place:“Hands on History: Exploring North Carolina’s Native Cultures,” by History Hounds of Central Carolina—Club B, NC Homeschool Adventures, Sanford, Julie Elmore, adviser.

Second place:No winners awarded.

Secondary Division, Individual

No winners awarded.

Secondary Division, Group

No entries submitted.

 

NC Historic Architecture Photography Contest

Architectural Details

First place:Palmer-Marsh House,by John Michael Hill, History Hounds of Central Carolina—Club C, NC Homeschool Adventures, Sanford, Barb Riley, adviser. Photo location: Bath, Beaufort County.

Second place: Star-Shaped Tie Rod, Sanford Buggy Company, by Alanna Elmore, History Hounds of Central Carolina—Club B, NC Homeschool Adventures, Sanford, Julie Elmore, adviser. Photo location: Sanford, Lee County

Barns and Outbuildings

First place:Sluder Family Tobacco Barn,by Morgan DeMaar,SMH Over History, Smith-McDowell House Museum, Asheville, Lisa Whitfield, adviser. Photo location: Alexander, Buncombe County.

Second place: Beautiful Barn,by Katie Haynes,Tar River Junior Historians, Tar River 4-H Club, Youngsville, Tara Haynes, adviser. Photo location: Hyco Lake, Person County.

Civil War Markers and Monuments

First place:Captain Samuel T. Williams,by Ezra Moore, RMA Junior Historians, Rocky Mount Academy, Rocky Mount, Angela Davis, adviser. Photo location: Nashville, Nash County.

Second place: Civil War Marker,by TJ Wilson, Laurel Historians, Laurel Elementary School, Marshall, Anita Henry, adviser. Photo location: Shelton Laurel Valley, Madison County.

Houses

First place:Victorian Cottage,by Lilliann Stockahm,SMH Over History, Smith-McDowell House Museum, Asheville, Lisa Whitfield, adviser. Photo location: Asheville, Buncombe County.

Second place:Gimghoul Castle,Amy Celeste,St. Thomas More Junior Historians, St. Thomas More School, Chapel Hill, Jennifer Sullivan, adviser. Photo location: Chapel Hill, Orange County.

Industrial/Commercial Buildings

First place:Kapp’s Mill,by Max Oakley,Jesse Franklin Pioneers, Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, Mount Airy, Glenda Edwards, adviser. Photo location: Dobson, Surry County.

Second place:Rocky Mount Mill,by Olive Ann Parker, RMA Junior Historians, Rocky Mount Academy, Rocky Mount, Angela Davis, adviser. Photo location: Rocky Mount, Nash County.

Institutional/Public Buildings

First place:Rockford Methodist Church,by Max Oakley, Jesse Franklin Pioneers, Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, Mount Airy, Glenda Edwards, adviser. Photo location: Rockford Community, Surry County.

Second place: St. Thomas Episcopal Church,by Samuel Hill, History Hounds of Central Carolina—Club B, NC Homeschool Adventures, Sanford, Julie Elmore, adviser. Photo location: Bath, Beaufort County.

 

Tar Heel Junior Historian Essay Contest

Elementary Division

No winners awarded.

Intermediate Division

First place: Ansh Sawant, Tar Heel Junior Historians, Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy, Raleigh, Kristie Chern, adviser.

Second place: Prem Gandhi, Piedmont Community Charter Junior Historians, Piedmont Community Charter School, Gastonia, Matt Richards, adviser.

Secondary Division

No winners awarded.

 

Video Documentary Contest

Elementary Division

First place:A Trip through Time with Claire: On Lafayette’s Trail—NC 1825, by Claire Ledford, History Hounds of Central Carolina—Club A, NC Homeschool Adventures, Sanford, Carmen Ledford, adviser.

Intermediate Division

First place:No winner awarded.

Second place:Farming in NC During the Depression: One Family’s Experience Battleship North Carolina: By the Numbers, By the Map, By the Clock, by Homeschool History Sleuths, Exploring and Discovering Together, Charlotte, Brenda Brown, adviser

Secondary Division

First place:NC Bluegrass History, by History Hounds of Central Carolina—Club C, NC Homeschool Adventures, Sanford, Barb Riley, adviser.