MGES student wins 2019 National History Day in Indiana contest

na (April 22, 2019) Maple Grove Elementary fourth grade student Dominic Gasper won first place at the 2019 National History Day in Indiana state contest, Saturday, April 13, at the University of Indianapolis. 

Gasper took top honors in the Youth Individual Website category with his project, "Italian POWs at Camp Atterbury: Former Foes to Friends." He was also awarded the Indiana National Guard Heritage Project Prize, a $500 cash award presented to an outstanding project on the history of the National Guard in Indiana. 
The competition showcased the work of more than 500 Indiana students who used historical research to present projects in the form of documentaries, exhibits, papers, performances and websites.