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PAGE 6-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2002 Hogansville Student Participates in National History By CINDY ADAMS Tvo thousand students, waving flags and banners representative of fifty states and the District of Columbia, paraded around the floor of the University of Maryland's Cole Field House to patriot- ic tunes provided by the Air Force Band in the prelude to the June 13th awards cere- mony of National History Day. The program then began with the presentation of col- ors provided by the Armed Forces Color Guard, a per- formance by the Marine Corps Silent Drill Team and an address presented by speaker, Rod Paige, U.S. Secretary of Education. Presentation of awards then followed and, at its conclu- sion, local students had walked away with two of the program's most prestigious awards. AMANDA ADAMS, 14- year-old daughter of Cindy Adams of Hogansville, com- peted in the Junior Individual Performance category. Her presentation, consisting of a ten minute monologue enti- tled "The Waitress Who Wouldn't Serve," told the story of the Greensboro Sit- Ins, a six-month long demon- stration which began when four black college students demanded the right to be served at a Woolworth lunch counter in 1960s North Carolina. In portraying the caucasian waitress. Amanda's performance demonstrated the "white" side of the issue, involving social and economic demands, as well as the "black" side, the struggle of a race to be treated with equality. The Greensboro Four are credited with set- ting the example of the non- violent protest which was later followed by thousands of students in the revolution for civil rights in America. Selected as a finalist in her category, Amanda gained the position of fourth place among all national junior per- formers and was also chosen to receive the African- American History Award. This award is given to one student, from either junior (6th-8th grades) or senior (9th-12th grades) divisions, who best demonstrates any issue in African-American history. JUSTIN DI Feliciantonio, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Di Feliciantonio of LaGrange, competed in the Junior Individual Documentary category with his entry entitled "Jimmy Carter and the Camp David HAgWELL, BROWN & I-IARWFJL, P.C. ATTORNEYS AT LAW Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 & 13 Social Security & S.S.I. 12 Jackson Street Newnan, Georgia 30263 (770) 251-1567 * 251-0800 Fax 251-0810 E-mail: gbrown@mai12.newnanutilities.org Submitled Photo STUDENTS PARTICIPATE - Justin Di Feliciantonio (left) and Amanda Adams (right) joined two thousand students, waving flags and banners representative of fifty states and the District of Columbia, paraded around the floor of the University of Maryland's Cole Field House to patriotic tunes provided by the Air Force Band in the prelude to the June 13th awards ceremony of National History Day. Accords: A Framework for Peace." His project, pro- duced as a PowerPoint com- puter program, focused on the peace process of the Israeli struggle for inde- pendence in its war against Eg3qgt, beginning in 1948 and ending with the signing of a treaty in 1979. The program demonstrates how the Camp David Accords should be uti- lized as a role model for peace-making in the current Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. Though not selected as a national finalist in his cate- gor3; Justin was chosen as the recipient of the Foreign Relations Award. This honor is given to only one student, from either division, who best illustrates an issue concern- ing foreign relations in his- too'. Amanda and Justin each earned their way to the NHD nationals by winning first place awards in local, region- al and state competitions. Both are recent graduates of Westside Magnet School and will be entering area high schools in the fall. Amanda will attend Callaway High and Justin 411 join the fresh- man ranks at kaGrange High. THE NATIONAL History Day program began at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio as a local competition in 1974 with the goal of exciting students in the lemming of history. The program expanded rapidly in the following years and by 1980 had become a national competition. Its headquarters was moved from Ohio to the University of Maryland in 1992. During the year-long pro- gram, students surpass reg- ular classroom study tech- niques and develop outstand- ing skills in the research, writing, performance while also ing an increased in many aspects of 700,000 students ed in NHD in 2002 and 1 than nine million have participated gram since its The locally by the 7Youp Historical Society state level by the Humanities Coum:il. Library By Jane Gottshall We thank everyone who purchased books at our May Book Sale; but, we still have books to sell. We have added more books to the sale racks and on the first day of sum- mer began our Summer Clearance Book Sale. Please help us raise more money to buy new books! On June 20, Sondra Lee introduced everyone to the South American llama. She told how a llama is like and different to its cousin the camel; then. she read a folk- tale entitled "The Mama and the Great Flood" by Ellen Alexander. A folktale is a tale that is traditional among a people and characteristically anonymous, timeless, and placeless. In this Peruvian myth about the Great Flood, a llama warns his master of the coming destruction and suggests taking refuge on a high peak in the Andes. Stories about a great flood are found in cultures throughout the world and are some of the most widely known in folktale literature. story, how to make stick the characters in the Each child then dialogue and acted story with their ended with funny llamas At the next June 27, meet a babushka with Bledsoe. Our mascot gator, says 'Take a the next program! you later, alligator!' Come get your t world.wide.readin brary TM and a book bag with a patch, bookmark, er and, of course, port. 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