East Texas Genealogical Society helps students learn more about their family history

Published on Monday, 20 March 2017 17:16 - Written by

Students are learning more about their own families with the help of the East Texas Genealogical Society.

The East Texas Genealogical Society presented awards to students who competed in the essay and multimedia contests at the annual Family History Fair on Saturday.

Essay Winners

First place - Joshua Johnston

Second place - Jared Bailey

Third place - Lindsey Bailey

Multimedia winners

First place - Cullen Malone

Second place - Sam Johnston

Joshua and Sam Johnston are the sons of Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Johnston. Joshua is an 11th-grade homeschool student while Sam is an eighth-grader at Moore Middle School.

Lindsey and Jared Bailey are the children of Larry and Michele Bailey. Both students are 11th-graders at Athens High School.

Cullen Malone is son of Mike and Tracy Malone. He is a ninth-grade homeschool student taking two dual enrollment classes through Tyler Junior College.

- Cory McCoy