“Students Win Top Awards at National History Honor Society Conference”

In February, four Southern Virginia students submitted papers to the Phi Alpha Theta conference … Feinauer, a graduating senior who will intern for the Deseret News this summer, placed first in the conference’s American history category … Feinauer wrote his paper on an early progressive Virginia governor, Andrew Jackson Montague, who promoted education of African Americans despite supporting the disenfranchisement of the African American vote. He said that he specifically chose a topic relevant to Virginia so that he could access primary sources.

 

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