Two National History Day performances from Henderson County Public Schools selected for virtual performance showcase

Press release from Henderson County Public Schools:

Two National History Day projects created and performed by Hendersonville Middle students are being featured in a virtual performance showcase hosted by the National Women’s History Museum.

Running through June 28, the virtual showcase is the first of its kind, and features 20 performances, researched, written, staged and performed by middle and high school students competing in the 2021 NHD National Contest.

The performances by Hendersonville Middle students are the only ones from North Carolina:

She Had a Disaster to Report: The Story of Genie Chance and the 1964 Alaska Earthquake
Student: Ellery Cheek
Teacher: Anne Boyette

The Venona Project: Lies, Ties, and Soviet Spies
Students: Lila Feather, Ella Smith, Harry Davenport and Alex Fleury
Teacher: Anne Boyette

For more information about National History Day, visit

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