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5/4/2013 1:58:00 AM
Fourteen Oglesby history projects earn high marks in Springfield

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Oglesby Washington School sent 16 students and 14 projects to the State History Expo in Springfield on Wednesday.
Social studies teacher Michael Balestri provided a list of students who received a superior rating, and the titles of their projects, as follows:
Rachel Black - Hegeler-Carus Mansion; Evan Knoblauch - Maze Nails; Justin and Ryan Porter – Fermilab; Noah Hancock - Justice Howard C. Ryan; Riley Brovelli and Madison Castelli - Cherry Mine Disaster; Matthew Ambrose - Walt Disney; Tyler Martyn - Doug Collins; Matthew Klein - Naval Station Great Lakes; Michael Cuevas - Jane Addams; Sam Bowie - The White City; Missy Mertes - Shedd Aquarium; Laura Agostino - Illinois State Capitol buildings; Gabrielle Tucker - Lafarge Corp.; and Lauren Giordano - La Salle State Bank.
In addition to receiving a superior rating, Hancock won a $100 prize from Illinois Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission, for excellence in legal history research.

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