Emily Dean Melton daughter of Michael and Tina Melton and Allana Olson, daughter of Jay and Carrie Olson won Grand Champion of Loudon County National History Day maps in their social studies class. Emily and Allana are both in the sixth grade at Loudon Middle School.
The competition was among all the schools in the Loudon County School District who participated in the event. The event was held in Greenback recently.
Emily and Allana are shown here with the map they created about Civil War battles.
Emily’s grandmother, Betty Miller, said she is so proud. “She is in the sixth grade and achieves a lot, despite medical issues including heart and respiratory problems that led to several surgeries when Emily was a small child.”