JMI cited in Tallahassee Democrat article “Leon County Sends Five to National History Fair Competition” regarding the Institute’s “Land of Liberty Award”. This award is presented to the best student project (essay, exhibit, documentary, or performance) about an immigrant, or group of immigrants, who came to this nation, embraced our founding ideals, and had a major impact on American life.Excerpt:
“Five Leon County students advanced to the national competition — and two others won special awards — at the state history fair held Monday at Tallahassee Community College.
. . . The top two finishers in each of the 18 history fair categories advance to the national competition, which will be held June 12-16 in Washington D.C.
. . . Lincoln High student Austin Schaeffer won the James Madison Institute’s “Land of Liberty Award” for his historical paper on the first National Bank. . . “