ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students Jessica Massa and Jackson Pasco received top honors in the Brown County Historical Society’s 2014 research and writing contest.
Massa, a history major from Winner, wrote the winning paper, “The Fischer Five: Surviving the Spotlight in Small Town South Dakota.” Her paper was written for Dr. Mark Bartusis’ historical methods course.
Pasco, a history education major from Yankton, received second place for his paper, “Robert Kennedy: Cold War Crusader.” The paper was written for Dr. Ric Dias’ course on the Cold War.
Both students received a certificate and a cash prize for their winning papers.
Photos: Massa (top), Pasco