Save Our History Award Winners Honored on Capitol Hill

In a Capitol Hill ceremony this week, The History Channel honored the winners of its 2007 Save Our History awards. Save Our History is a History Channel initiative that provides grants to fund partnerships between teachers, students, historians, history professionals, government officials and businesses on projects that help communities preserve their local history and heritage.

Congressmen Brad Miller (D-NC) and Michael Turner (R-OH) were honored for their roles in forming the Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus.

Other winners were Student of the Year Kaitlyn McConnell of Marshfield High School in Marshfield, Missouri, and Co-Teachers of the Year Mary Palmer and Perry Lee from Century High School in Bismarck, North Dakota.