Local students honored at convention

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By The Staff

Shelby County students were honored at the 2008 Kentucky Junior Historical Society Convention.

The 46th annual Kentucky Junior Historical Society convention, held March 27-29 in Frankfort, gathers student historians from every corner of the commonwealth in grades K-12. These students submit prepared projects in various categories, including historical exhibit, genealogical research, photography, performance, and art.

Shelby County East Middle School was named Chapter of the Year during the awards ceremony at the Frankfort Convention Center on March 29.

Other winners include: Kacey Hulker, Shelby County High School, Crafts---Hard: Division III, First Place; Rachel Edlin, Shelby County East Middle School, Diorama: Division II, Third Place; Sam Adams, Shelby County High School, Diorama: Division III, Third Place; Adrienne Holtzworth, Shelby County East Middle School, Poetry: Division II, Third Place; and Sam Adams, Shelby County High School, Historical Exhibit: Division III, Second Place.