Two Clovis West High teams and one Buchanan High team each earned the prestigious title of State Champion in the National History Day contest. The State History Day competition was held at William Jessup University in Rocklin, Calif., May 8-9.
From Clovis West, seniors William Chen, Marcus Goishi, Meng Lin Yu and Chaiyaporn Vatanatham won top honors in the Group Exhibit category with their display titled, “J. Robert Oppenheimer: Leadership in Atomics, Legacy of Fear.” Sophomores Logan Hernandez, Megan Kawakami, Lynn Nguyen and Faiaz Rahman earned top honors in the Group Website category with their project titled, “Pioneering Leadership: Rachel Carson and the Quest for Ecological Salvation.”
Buchanan students Matt Clark, Kelsey Ewing, Sydney Fox, Allison Hodge and Bridget Hughes placed first in the Senior Group Performance category with their performance titled, “Impatient Crusader: The Leadership and Legacy of Florence Kelley.”