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Lake-Lehman High School won the Outstanding School Award in Pennsylvania, Senior Division, at the 2013 State History Day competition held May 3-4 at Cumberland Valley High School, Mechanicsburg. Lake-Lehman was honored for capturing the most awards at the competition. This is the fourth time since 2000 that Lake-Lehman has won the state NHD Outstanding School Award. Approximately 50 schools and over 120 projects and 200 students from throughout the state competed in the competition. The Lake-Lehman award-winning team consisted of sophomores Katie Bartuska, Elena Herceg, Brittany Mahoney and Lana Sicurella, who earned first place in the individual documentary category; sophomores Hannah Cross, Sela Fine and Shauna Leahy, who earned second place in the individual exhibit category; and sophomores Jenna Mortenson, Jasmine Moku and Ronnie Ziomek, who earned third place in the group performance category. The first- and second-place projects competed at the national competition held June 10-13 at the University of Maryland. Participants, from left, first row: Doug Klopp, principal; Katie Bartuska; Elena Herceg; Lana Sicurella; Brittany Mahoney; and Tracey Halowich, assistant to the superintendent. Second row: Ryan Lindbuchler, chair, Social Studies Department and associate History Day coordinator; Sela Fine; Hannah Cross; Shauna Leahy; Michael Novrocki, History Day coordinator; Ronnie Ziomek; Jasmine Moku; Jenna Mortenson; and Brian Gorski, associate History Day coordinator.

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