On March 21st, SGA Vice-President Catherine Long attended the State Social Studies Fair on behalf of the Society and the Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists. She judged student projects addressing archaeological topics. Winners were 5th grader Destiny Jackson, with her project entitled “What Archaeological Remains Did King Tut Leave Behind?,” and 8th grader Jack Doresky, whose project was titled “Southeastern US Indian Removal.”

Destiny Jackson attends Charles L. Gideons Elementary, Atlanta City Schools. Her directing teacher was Darlene Dobbs.

Jack Doresky attends Blackmon Road Middle School, Muscogee County Schools. Chuck Yarbrough was his directing teacher.

Each winner received a $50 check and educational materials from the SGA and the Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists. The Fair was hosted at Dutchtown High School in Hampton.


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Posted online on Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

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