The 8th annual Marshall County Schools Social Studies Fair took place on Monday at Cameron High School. 

Students in third through eighth grade from Cameron Elementary, Center McMechen Elementary, Glen Dale Elementary, Hilltop Elementary, Sand Hill Elementary, Sherrard Middle School and Cameron High School competed in two divisions, each featuring nine different categories. 

There were 100 project entries, with nearly 150 students participating.  While an overall winner isn’t named, two students received a perfect score from the judges. 

Cameron Elementary 6th grader Alaina Lucey earned a 100% for her project titled “Feeding America” while Sherrard Middle School 8th grader Paige Messner earned a 100% for her project about mathematician Nicolas Bourbaki.

Individual winners and group winners in each category will compete against students from Hancock, Brooke, Ohio and Wetzel counties during the Regional Social Studies Fair on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Sherrard Middle School.  Regional winners from all over the state will go head to head at the West Virginia State Social Studies Fair on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Charleston Civic Center.