Early College students to attend district History Day competition

Published 10:45 pm Thursday, January 17, 2013

Beaufort County Early College High School students participated in the school’s first National History Day (NHD) competition on Dec. 12, 2012. Students taking Ms. Amanda Smith’s World History class chose a historical topic and constructed projects using primary resources. The students’ projects were judged by Laura Ketcham, the State Coordinator for NHD; Dr. Chad Ross, the District Coordinator for NHD; and Keith Lyon, Beaufort County Community College World History professor.

The following students won their project category and will go on to compete at the district competition at East Carolina University on March 27, 2012.



1. Battle of Yorktown- Haley Hodges

2. Holocaust- Brandi Brewer

3. Tuscarora- Megan Godley



1. Cotton Gin-Lovely Johnson



1. Lost Colony- Jennifer Watson



1. Steam Engine- Benjamin Puskas

2. Lewis Hine’s photos- Erica Modlin

3. Protestant Reformation- Timothy Sutton

4. Black Plague- Joseph Coward

5. Underground Railroad- Elizabeth Beacham


Group Exhibits

  1. Code of Hammurabi- Savanna Fulford and Caitlin Cartwright
  2. Yorktown- Kieya Howard and Julia Smith


BCECHS students will attend History Day district competition at ECU on March 27, 2012.