Cato Students to Compete in National History

June 8, 2016 – A group of students at Cato Middle School have qualified to participate in the National History Day competition that will take place on June 13th in Washington, D.C. The students prepared a project where they reproduced portions of the Berlin Wall. The group presented their project to school and district officials during an event earlier this month.

“Thanks to the parents and coaches for their group effort, and thanks for putting the students in the place where they are,” said Mike Havens, Principal at Cato Middle School.

“We feel very confident, but we will continue preparing for this big competition,” said Zeke Armijo, Student.

The group of students include: Zeke Armijo, Molly Jiron, Candace Maurer, and Mika Vargas. Congratulations to all and good luck in Washington.


Students Molly Jiron, Candace Maurer, Zeke Armijo, and Mika Vargas during a special presentation at Cato Middle School.


Board of Education Member Pam Baugher (right) speaks to the students: “I am very proud of you; I know that you will be doing an excellent job in Washington.”


The National History Day competition will take place on June 13th in Washington, D.C.


Board of Education Member Lillian Tafoya applauds the students for their great presentation.


Coaches of Cato Middle School.

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