Middle School Students Win First Place at Regional History Competition

Middle School Students Win First Place at Regional History Competition

Jocelyn Hayes and Rishi Mukherjee, both Class of 2023, won first place in junior group exhibition at the 2019 National History Day Pittsburgh competition for their project "Operation Paperclip: Moral Betrayal for the sake of National Security." Jocelyn and Rishi will represent WT at the state competition in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in May.

The regional National History Day competition encourages middle school and high school students to research history in an exciting and creative way and attracts hundreds of participants from Allegheny, Washington, Greene, Fayette, Westmoreland, and Somerset counties.


From left to right, Jocelyn Hayes and Rishi Mukherjee at the National History Day Pittsburgh Competition.