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Students Participate in History Conference

HistoryStudentsatUT.jpgOn April 5, Belmont history majors Leslie McClure, Ash Johnson and Tara Hamlin presented papers at the regional conference of Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honor Society. The event was held on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Martin. Hamlin’s paper, “Castro’s Cuba: the Search for an Ideology,” was chosen as the best paper in the area of Regional History. The students were accompanied by Belmont faculty members Dr. Brenda Jackson-Abernathy, chair of the History Department, and Dr. Cynthia Bisson, faculty advisor to the Xi-Alpha Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta.