The Great American Ancestor Hunt

The five high schools in Stone County were asked to participate in “The Great American Ancestor Hunt”.  Three of these schools agreed to do the contest.  In conjunction with a grant from Table Rock Community Foundation of the Ozarks, we budgeted $100 for each teacher who participated, $100 for the first place winners from each class and $25 runner up prize.

The SCHGS board spent many hours reading and critiquing the over 60 entries we received.  The largest of the schools, Reeds Spring, had a lot of outstanding entries.  After much deliberation we decided to award a county wide grand prize of $150, which went to Alexis .  She was a student from Ms Prior’s class.  A two way tie for 1st place went to Harrison Sifford and

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