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Heading to Maryland for National History Day meet

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Kone Purcell and Chloe Leiato will be heading to Maryland later this year in June to compete in the National History Day showdown.

Leiato placed first overall in the historical paper category, 3rd overall in the junior division; while Purcell took home first overall in the individual exhibit category, 2nd place overall for the high school division during the local History Day competition held earlier this month.

Others who placed in the Top 3, locally, for both the junior and HS divisions, will also accompany them to Maryland.

Pictured are Purcell and Leiato holding up the #1 overall school trophy for the junior division this year, which went to Manumalo Academy, where both Purcell and Leiato are students.

[photo: Blue Chen-Fruean]