CUMBERLAND — Allegany High School students Ethan Greist and Demetri Cendo recently won first place at the 2014 Maryland History Day competition for their documentary entitled "Nuremberg: The Modern Foundation of Human Rights."
In addition to placing first in the senior documentary division, the pair also received the Judges James and Constantine Kit Sfekas Award for Law and Society, sponsored by the Honorable Stephen J. and Dr. Elizabeth Sfekas.
Now, after a 45-minute presentation and interview, the boys are now in the top 14 of national finalists in the running for the National History Day competition.
The awards ceremony will be simulcast live on The History Channel between 8:30 and 11 a.m. June 19.
To watch, visit http://nationalhistoryday.org/AwardsWinners.htm.