Douglass Academy for Young Men wins State History Day competition

IMG_20150425_125745_059Detroit Public Schools students participated in the Michigan History Day State Finals on April 25, 2015 at Dewitt High School in Dewitt, MI.  Students from Cass, Douglass, Durfee, King and Thirkell entered in individual and group entries in three categories: documentary, exhibits and a performance.

The Office of Social Studies is proud to announce that the following students from Frederick Douglass Academy for Young Men have advanced to the National History Day Competition being held at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD June 14-18, 2015.  To provide financial support to students who are traveling to the national competition, email: Katherine Temple katherine.temple@detroitk12.org

Under the leadership of Mr. Quan Neloms and Ms. Katherine Temple, of Frederick Douglass Academy, there were three (3) national finalists in the Senior Group Documentary.  One other group is a National alternate.

Additionally students from Cass and King were selected as National Alternates. The following are the students who participated:

Douglass

Bruce Johnson- National Finalist in Senior Group Documentary
Kaleb Oates- National Finalist in Senior Group Documentary
Micheal Zellars- National Finalist in Senior Group Documentary

Cass Tech

Joshua Wright – National Alternate in Senior Group Performance category

King

Ian Jones – National Alternate in Senior Group Performance category
Daniel Price – National Alternate in Senior Group Performance category

Douglass

Kamalle Sea l- Senior Individual Exhibit category participant
Javion Stallion – Junior Individual Exhibit category participant

Durfee Elementary

Keyshawn Binion – Elementary Group Exhibit category participant
Taeshawn Binion – Elementary Group Exhibit category participant

Thirkell

Ciera Williams – Junior Group Exhibit category participant
Christopher Williams – Elementary Group Exhibit category participant

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