Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Pinellas History Fair Awards and Summer History Fair Prep
by Ron Heller, Upper School History Teacher
This years's National History Day theme was Breaking Barriers in History. Congratulations to the following Shorecrest Upper School students who had a great showing at the Pinellas County History Fair:
First Place Exhibit: Sofiya Idiyatullina '23, A Sunny Day: Sesame Street the TV show that still breaks barriers
Second Place Paper: Shaherzad Chawdree '21, Catherine the Great, the Russian Empire and More
Second Place Documentary: Jonathan Currie '21, Nico Bottoni '21, Leddon Zwack '21, Gregory Glasscock '21 and Zach Hahn 21, Colonel Gail Halvorsen: Breaking Barriers during the Berlin Airlift
Third Place Exhibit: Duncan Walsh '22, CIA Operation Boris Pasternak: Breaking the Soviet Barrier through Literature
Third Place Exhibit: Heidi Hicks '21, Taylor Register '23, Jacquelyn Coleman '23 and Nadya DeFreitas '21, The Sky’s the Limit: Amelia Earhart Breaking the traditional Roles of Women
Best in School
Paper: Wade LeCain '22, Magellan’s Voyage to Break Nautical Barriers
All First and Second Place winners advance to the Florida State History Fair in May. Congratulations Chargers on these great academic achievements!
Do you want to get ahead on History Fair for next year? New this summer - History Fair Boot Camp at Shorecrest! Get an early start on a major project during this Shorecrest summer program. With the guidance of history teachers Mr. Hodgson and Mr. Heller, prepare projects for next year's theme: Debate and Diplomacy in History. Camp runs July 13 - 17, for students rising into 7th - 10th grades.
In the Boot Camp you will learn how to:
pick a winning topic
diversify research between primary and secondary sources
enhance writing skills
understand the requirements of different categories of entry
The camp will be divided between classroom time and field experiences at:
Tampa History Center
St. Petersburg History Museum
St Pete's Preserve the 'Burg
Shorecrest Preparatory School
5101 First Street Northeast St Petersburg, FL 33703 Phone: (727) 522-2111 | Fax: (727) 527-4191 [Map]