Robert Toombs Christian Academy has a successful day at the National History Day in Georgia. Participants competed Saturday, April 21st at Mercer University. Cody Masterman-Smith (Junior) and Shane Moore’s (Senior) website was a finalist in its category; as well as Juniors Jarod Robertson and Travis Williams’ exhibit. Junior Makenzie Harper won Best Military History Project in the High School Divion and received a cash award. Sophomores Hunter Brotman and Christa Fields won first place in the Senior Group Exhibit category and will represent Georgia and R.T.C.A. at the National Competition at the University of Maryland in June.
“National History Day is a unique program that immerses students in the historical research process. I have been involved with the program my entire career and have witnessed the influence it has had on students,” states Mrs. LaRee Findley, High School History Teacher at R.T.C.A. Mrs. Findley was also nominated for the Harris History Teacher of the Year Award, “I am grateful to Laura McCarty of The Georgia Humanities Council and Dr. Kevin Shirley of LaGrange College for the honor of being nominated for this award.” The two winners of the nomination will be awarded at the National Honors Day National Contest Awards Ceremony on June 14, 2018.