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Embalming, Captain Cook, and Hitler's Art

*Feature Photo: Student Li Platz entertained the Rotary Club of Lander's regular weekly meeting with an account of the Monument Men of World War II, the man who protected art and artifacts throughout the European War Theatre. (Pitchengine Communities) * (Lander, Wyo.) - The Rotary Club of Lander was treated Wednesday to four presentations by Lander students whose projects are headed to the National History Day Competition. The Lander Middle School students and their presentations are: • Rebecca and Teancum Whiting, the explorer Captian Cook's journeys • Maddison Race and Emily Weigel, an exhibit board on Thomas Holmes, the Father of American Embalming * Li Platz, who wrote a paper on World War II's Monument Man George Stout and Hitler's Art • and Rebecca and Kameron Brough's documentary "From Sailor to Rescuer, the Miraculous Story of Ephraim Hanks. The students gave abbreviated presentations on their subjects, each of which had to feature the topics of Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange in History. The National event is June 12-16 at the University of Maryland with a visit to Washington, D.C. [image: Inline image 1] *Rebecca and Teancum Whiting (Pitchengine Communities) * [image: Inline image 2] *Maddison Race and Emily Weigel (Pitchengine Communities) * Not pictured are Rebecca and Kameron Brough (oops, camera malfunction). #county10 #news