2017 History Bee

The Mitchell County History Bee LogoThank You!

The first Mitchell County History Bee was a great success! We want to thank the participants and volunteers for their hard work and preparation. We also would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their generous donations that made our cash prizes possible:

  • Gina Phillips
  • Unimin Corporation
  • Town of Bakersville
  • Rhododendron Festival Fund
  • Jeff Thomas
  • Tree House Realtors
  • Ron & Libby McKinney
  • Bakersville Community Health Center
  • Mountain Professionals, Inc.
  • J.J. Gouge Oil Company
  • Kiwanis
  • People‚Äôs Furniture

And Now…The Winners!

The 2017 Mitchell County History Bee was held April 6 in the Historic Mitchell County Courthouse. Here are the winners of our first competition:

2017 Ages 15-18 Winners

Winners of the 15 to 18 Age Group (L-R): Anna Zheng (1st prize – $500), Amanda Biddix (2nd prize – $300), and Ada McKinney (3rd prize – $200).

Winners of the 10 to 14 Age Group (L-R): Tyler Burleson (2nd prize – $300), Allison Sudderth (1st prize – $500), and Chesnee Snell (3rd place – $200).

Pictures & The Video from the 2017 History Bee

Enjoy photos and watch the competition from the first Mitchell County History Bee below: