The three-day event, which brought more than 950 students from across the state, allowed middle and high school students to compete in several areas, including historical papers, exhibits, documentaries, performance and websites.
Awards were given for 1st and 2nd place in 18 categories at the competition, which was sponsored by the Museum of Florida History, Division of Cultural Affairs, and Florida Department of State.
Top winners in each category will be sent to the National History Day program in College Park, Md., in June.
From Seminole County, three students and two teams will head to the national competition after competing and winning on the local and state levels.
Those winners are:
• Yasamin Sharifi, 1st place, Junior Historical Paper
• Michael Paul Saturno, 1st place, Junior Individual Documentary
• Shelby Kurland, 2nd place, Junior Individual Documentary
• Riley Farow, Kimberly Ferguson, Brittyn Hamer and Logn Saliga, 2nd place, Junior Group Performance
• Nicole Kimmel and Heba Nasserddeen, 1st place, Junior Group Website