Local Teacher, Students Honored at State History Day

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Ca. (KIEM) – A local teacher, and students were honored at State History Day.

Tiffany Bullman, a McKinleyville High School teacher and coordinator of Humboldt County History Day, was honored as one of two national history day, California teachers of the year for 2020.

In addition to Bullman, three local students received awards at the state level.

Anya Seiler from Jacoby Creek School received a special award for science in history for her project, “Galileo Galilei breaking barriers; science and Christianity in the 1600s.”

Jacob Gores of South Bay Middle School was named as runner-up in the junior individual websites category for his website, “The Indian child welfare act: how saving cultures broke barriers.”

Delaney Holland from Academy of the Redwoods received an honorable mention in the senior individual websites category for her website, “roe v. wade: a decision of life or death?”

Hundreds of young students in Humboldt county joined more than 40,000 across the state in this annual event that encourages students from fourth grade through high school to learn about the past and how it connects to the future.