State Social Studies Fair

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Madison Zerbe, fifth grade, and her winning exhibit.

For the sixth year, SGA and the Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists sponsored an Archaeology Award at the State Social Studies Fair held at Clayton State University on March 22. Madison Zerbe, a fifth grade student at Varnell Elementary School, won for her project on “Sequoyah.” Joshua Smith, a ninth grade student from Hiram High School, won for his project on “The Five Civilized Tribes.” Both students will receive a cash prize and related Archaeology Month materials.


Joshua Smith, ninth grade, and his winning exhibit.