Students take a stand at History Day

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Two sixth-graders participated in the recent Oregon History Day event.

SUBMITTED PHOTO - JCMS students Raylene Alire, left, and Brook Hughes display their History Day project at Concordia University.Two sixth-grade students from Jefferson County Middle School recently took their Oregon History Day project to the state competition, sponsored by Concordia University and the Oregon Historical Society.

The theme of this year's competition was "Taking a Stand."

Brook Hughes and Raylene Alire researched and made a display exhibit for their subject, which they titled, "Do you think a school project could change the world?: How Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight founded Nike."