SCFCS Students Qualify for Florida History Fair

(Bradenton, Fla., March 4, 2015) – Six State College of Florida Collegiate School (SCFCS) students will compete in the Florida History Fair May 3-5 in Tallahassee.

Collegiate School winners were among 250 students who competed in the Manatee County History Fair, the theme of which was “Leadership and Legacy.” Winners were announced Feb. 12 in the Exhibit Hall at the Manatee County Fairgrounds in Palmetto.

SCFCS winners who are going to the Florida History Fair are:

  • Ayleen Cevallos, Grade 9, First Place Sr. Individual Exhibit Board – “The Hudson River School of American Landscape Artists”
  • Kaitlin Folsom, Grade 9, First Place Sr. Individual Performance – “John Lennon: Leadership and Legacy Through Imagining Peace”
  • Sean Geisler, Grade 10, First Place Sr. Individual Website – “Marcus Aurelius”
  • Kea Kamiya, Grade 7, Second Place Jr. Individual Exhibit Board – “Ralph Carr: He Stood While Others Sat”
  • Felicia May, Grade 10, First Place Sr. Historical Paper – “Jane Addams and the Hull House: Providing Inspiration to Create Settlement Homes for People in Poverty”
  • Laura Whalen, Grade 9, Second Place Sr. Individual Exhibit Board – “Adolf Hitler: Chancellor of Terror”

Other Collegiate School winners were:

  • Ermeline Constant, Grade 7, Religious History Prize – “Jeanne Jugan: Dignity for the Aged Poor”
  • Joseph Grable, Grade 7, American Revolution History Prize – “George Washington’s Guidance of the New-Born America”
  • Anthasha Murray, Grade 9, Third Place Sr. Individual Exhibit Board – “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise”
  • Yash Patel, Grade 8, Third Place Historical Paper – “Mahatma Gandhi’s Nonviolent Struggle for Indian Independence: Leading to the Start of Civil Rights”
  • Brett Pike, Grade 9, Third Place Individual Website – “Hernando de Soto and the New World”
  • Natalie Roldan, Grade 9, First Place Sr. Individual Documentary – “The Last Real President: John F. Kennedy”
  • Stevie Lee Romero, Grade 8, Best Use of Primary Sources – “D.A. Henderson: Eradicator of the Demon”

For more information on the SCF Collegiate School, call 941-752-5494 or visit

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