Posted on 14 June 2013.
Ethan Schneider, 12, (left) and Quinn Schneider, 14, won nationwide first place in Thursday’s National History Day finals at the University of Maryland. (Patrick Schneider photo)
By DAVID BORAKS
The moment was tense on Thursday as judges announced winners at National History Day at the University of Maryland. Quinn and Ethan Schneider were waiting nervously to find out if they had won a medal in the Junior Group Documentary category for their 10-minute film “Hydroelectric Carolinas: How a visionary idea and a chance partnership transformed the Carolinas forever.”
Watch the winning video on our video channel.
The brothers, the sons of Lore Postman Schneider and Patrick Schneider of Huntersville, were among 2,800 middle and high school students from around the country who advanced to the national finals by winning state competitions this spring. Competition was fierce in the contest, which had 9 categories at junior and senior levels – all focused on the theme “Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, Events.”
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Posted on 30 May 2013.
By DAVID BORAKS
Davidson Day School, off Griffith Street. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Davidson Day School is dropping plans for a second campus in Mooresville and now is raising money for a $4 million expansion in Davidson that will include a 2-story classroom wing and a gym and theater addition.
“We’re Davidson Day School, and we belong in Davidson,” Head of School Kendell S. Berry said in an interview this week. “We’re in a prestigious town, it’s a college town, and it’s hard to beat that.” Read the full story
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