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National History Day Competition

Bucks and Montco National History Participants On Saturday, March 30 two teams of Cheltenham High School juniors placed in the Bucks and Montgomery County Regional National History Day Contest at Delaware Valley University and are qualified to move on to May’s state competition.

Juniors Sami Goldberg and Caroline McKenzie won the group website category for their website about the Jonestown Massacre, while Maggie Morrison and Oren Schwartz’s documentary about Charley Ross, the first kidnap for ransom case in the United States, took third in the group documentary category.

Students in Jen Pollack’s Social Studies classes spent the first semester of the year researching and creating these projects based on this year’s theme, Triumph and Tragedy in History.