Nineteen GISD students qualify for state history contest

Granbury students excelled at the Fort Worth and Arlington Regional History Day Saturday at the University of Texas at Arlington. Nineteen students from Granbury High School, Crossland Ninth Grade Center and Acton Middle School qualified for state after placing first or second. Qualifying for state are: GHS – Austin Akerley, Morgan Allen, Will Brawner, Kendon Parker, Denise Swick; Crossland – Baylee Allison, Lauren Berry, Lejla Gregory, Bailey Occhipinti, Taylor Sherrell, Reagan Wilkinson; AMS – Lauren Boleng, Melanie Boleng, Ashley Boyd, Charlotte Elliott, Trisha Gryder, Julia Keys, Bryce Leonard, Rayni Skaggs. State competition is May 2-3 at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and the University of Texas at Austin.