ZLS students receive History Expo awards
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[May 16, 2014]
Ten Zion Lutheran School students qualified for
participation in the IL History Expo at the Prairie Capital
Convention Center in Springfield. Emily Messner, Katie Lynn, Elijah
Burton, and Will Messner all received Superior rating awards. Emma
Cooper, Kathryn Nobbe, Madelyn Koehler, Emma Ritterbush, Tori
Tripplett, and Greyson Rademaker each received an Excellent rating
Zion Lutheran History Expo project entries included:
Elijah Burton -- How did the constitutional
issues of the late 19th century and early 20th century affect
the political landscape of Chicago and Illinois?
Emma Cooper -- How has the Scully family
Madelyn Koehler -- How did the Our Lady of the
Angels School fire impact the schools of Illinois?
Katie Lynn -- How has the First United Methodist
Church impacted Logan County?
Emily Messner -- Why is the U-505 in Chicago,
Illinois, and what has been its impact there?
Will Messner -- How have the Chiefs impacted
Peoria and Central Illinois?
Kathryn Nobbe -- How did Eugene D. Funk, Sr.
improve corn agriculture?
Greyson Rademaker -- How did Bethel Church help
shape the Emden Community?
Emma Ritterbush -- What impact has State Bank of
Lincoln had on Lincoln, Illinois?
Tori Tripplett -- How did Cahokia Mounds impact
on the early days of the people of Illinois?
One hundred and seventy-two schools from around
Illinois participated in this year’s History Expo.
More information regarding the Student Historian Program and History
Fairs can be found at:
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Left to right: Emily Messner, Elijah Burton, and Katie Lynn were
awarded Superior ratings at the Illinois History Expo at the Prairie
Capital Convention Center in Springfield.
Will Messner received a Superior rating at the IL History Expo at
the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield.
[Text received; ZION