National History Day
Mercy High School participated in the annual National History Day competition for Douglas County, along with several other high schools in the metro area, on February 27. Held at The Durham Museum, 34 girls attended the event.
The Mercy students who earned a top spot in each category are listed below. The top four qualifiers in each section are now eligible for the state competition on April 6. The teacher/sponsor was History Teacher Brooks Humphreys.
2nd Place- Anna Youell
2nd Place- Abigail O’Connor, Sabrina DeGeorge, Caici Barnhart, and Carina Muse
Salem Witch Trials
Tuskegee Institute Syphilis Experiment
The Battle of Alesia
Senior Group Exhibit
Japanese Brutality Against the Chinese in WWII
3rd Place- Clare Euteneuer and Elizabeth Walsh
2nd Place- Carolyn Klein and Carlee Lee
The Great Fire of London
The Price of Being Poor in Victorian England