Our Lady of Lourdes students shine at National History Day

A unique chapter in American history was on display in our nation’s capital earlier this summer courtesy of three recent graduates of Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School (OLLIS) in Columbia.
Fourteen-year-olds Ava Lawless, Claire Glaude and Rebecca Detweiler preasented their extensive research and fielded questions on the topic of “The Radium Girls: The Triumphant Tragedy of the Girls who Glowed,” before a panel of judges at the National History Day (NHD) competition in mid- June.
Events were held at the University of Maryland in College Park and at the National Museum of American History in Washington D.C.

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