After School History Fair, Students Go on to Citywide Competition

Alain Locke Charter School hosted its annual history fair last week, which featured some outstanding entries from several students.

Students entered work in the categories of “Exhibits” and “Non-Exhibits.” The top four entrants in each category will now advance to the citywide competition. They are:


  • 1st Place: Mahyla, “The Jungle”
  • 2nd Place: Destiney, “Crossing the Red Line”
  • 3rd Place: Malia and J’Nai, “Race and Womanhood”
  • 4th Place: Taylor, “Fred Hampton and the Black Panther Party”


  • 1st Place: D’Shanti, “Highway Construction in the 1950s: The Helping and Hindering of Chicago’s Highway”
  • 2nd Place: Tiona and Arai, “A League of Their Own: All American Girls’ Professional Baseball League”
  • 3rd Place: Michelle, “The Tragedy and Triumph of Mary Todd Lincoln: The First Lady of Lunacy”
  • 4th Place: Isis, “The Death of Lynching”

Congratulations to all students, and best of luck to you in the citywide competition.

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