Grade 7/8 Catholic School Division:
Maria Middleton from Regina Academy at St. John the Baptist in Ottsville, PA
Students in this division were asked chose someone outside of North America. Maria wrote on Pope St. John Paul the Great, whose strong leadership and joyful spirit brought hope to the world, especially those under Communist rule.
This is our second year in a row with a national awardee.
Award: Maria Middleton won $150 and Regina Academy will receive a $400 gift certificate for the school’s choice among Catholic Textbook Project’s history textbooks, teacher manuals and workbooks.