William Adams Middle and Dubose Intermediate School recently held their annual National History Day competition. Winners at the local level were:

Exhibit Individual

first place - Randee Hernandez on The Reconstruction Era

second place - Marco Ruiz on Si Se Puede

third place - Allyson Cantu on Scandal in a Small Town

Exhibit Group

first place - Mercedes Benavides and Robyn Charles on Toxic Wounds of War

second place - Charles Yarbrough and Trenton Zuniga on Discrimination in America

third place - AJ Villarreal and Ember Cavazos on Remembering 9/11

Website Individual

first place - Aliana Silva on Del Rio v Salvatierra

second place - Shawn Chalfant Ronald Reagan and the Berlin Wall

third place - Emma Radle on Selma

Website Group

first place - Celeste Torres and Isela Torres on Mendez v Westminster

second place - Maedean Cardenas and Maricela Lopez on Nelson Mandela in South Africa

third place - Alvaro Ceja and Carlos Lopez on Mexican American Immigration


first place - JJ Salazar on A Subject that Divides America: Police Brutality

second place - Julianna Espinoza on The Salem Witch Trials

Documentary Individual

first place - DeAndra Ybarra on September 11, 2001

second place - Cameron Timmons on King Henry VIII

Documentary Group

first place - Gabriel Trevino and Cristian Silva on Vietnam

second place - Jaime Garza, Lucas Walker, Juan Garcia and Ezekiel Martinez on The Christmas Truce of 1914

Students who placed first and second will advance to Regional competition in Kingsville in March.