Fort Johnson Middle sweeps National History Day competition

Fort Johnson Middle School winners include (from left) Chad Shealy, Will Lacey, Ethan Grantham, Michael D’Annunzio, Aldo Moreno-Reyes, Mackenzie Jenkins, Nancy Sterrett and Zach Hunter.

Fort Johnson Middle School recently swept the Group Documentary category in the statewide National History Day competition in Lake City.

The winners are:

First place: Will Lacey and Chad Shealy, “Massachusetts 54th and Fort Wagner.”

Second place: Michael D’Annunzio, Ethan Grantham, Zach Hunter and Aldo Moreno-Reyes, “Blackbeard: Darkness on the Horizon.”

Third place: Mackenzie Jenkins and Nancy Sterrett, “Pelzer Mill Town.”

The first- and second-place winners will now advance to the national competition June 9-13 at the University of Maryland.