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Sponsors and Special Awards

(as of 1/27/17)

The Brazos Valley Regional History Fair 2017 would not be possible without the support of our generous sponsors.

We gratefully acknowledge their support.

Sponsors:

 

FOUNDERS ($400+)
Washington on the Brazos State Park Association
Brazos County Historical Commission
Jared Patout, CPA
Blinn College (in-kind) 
Star of the Republic Museum (in-kind)
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site (in-kind)

 

DELEGATES ($250+)
Washington County Genealogical Society

 

TEXIANS (up to $249)
Anderson Baptist Church
John Brieden
Laurie and Duane Schlitter
Daughters of the American Revolution, La Villita Chapter
Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Dr. Richard Fox Brenham Chapter
Deanna and Ron Alfred
Fultz & Fultz, PLLC
Lacina & Kenjura, P.C.
Celia and Steve Haley
Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Zuber-Hadley Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution, Robert Raines Chapter
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Minnie B. Williams Chapter #531
Washington County Historical Commission
Henry P. Mayo
Houston McGaugh
Monograms & More
Blue Bell Creameries

 

FRIENDS(up to $99)
Miller Insurance Agency/RVOS

 

SPECIAL AWARDS 2015:(as of 1/27/16)

•The Mike Hopkins Memorial Texas History Award 
-Best Jr. exhibit or documentary on Texas History-$125
Sponsored by the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park Assn.

 

•The Allen Commander Memorial Texas History Award 
-Best Sr. exhibit or documentary on Texas History-$125
Sponsored by the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park Assn.

 

• The Grimes County History Awards
-Best Jr. exhibit by a student or students from Grimes County-$175
-Best Sr. exhibit by a student or students from Grimes County-$175
Sponsored by Jared Patout, C. P. A.

 

• The Washington County Awards 
-Best Jr. paper by a student from Washington County-$50
-Best Sr. paper by a student from Washington County-$50
Sponsored by Washington County Historical Commission

 

• Outstanding Exhibit Design Award
- Most outstanding Jr. or Sr. individual or group exhibit which demonstrates the highest standards of museum exhibit design including layout, labels, construction, content, organization, and graphics- $50
Sponsored by Houston McGaugh, Director, Star of the Republic Museum

 

 • The Theater Arts Awards
- Most outstanding Jr. performance which demonstrates the highest professional standards of theater arts including use of space, script, costumes, audience engagement, and interpretation of theme- $100
- Most outstanding Sr. performance which demonstrates the highest professional standards of theater arts including use of space, script, costumes, audience engagement, and interpretation of theme- $100
Sponsored by Celia and Steve Haley

 

• The Brazos County Awards
- Most outstanding Jr. exhibit by a student from Brazos County-$50
- Most outstanding Sr. exhibit by a student from Brazos County-$50
Sponsored by the Brazos County Historical Commission

 

• The Religion in America Award
- Best Jr. project on religious history in Texas or America- $100
- Best Sr. project on religious history in Texas or America- $100
Sponsored by Anderson Baptist Church

 

• The Artie Fultz Davis Legal History Award
- Awarded to an outstanding exhibit that best reflects research into a topic of the history of law, including law enforcement, individal lawyers and judges who made a difference or were unusual for their time, and officials who contributed to the legal process with exceptional legislation affecting Texans or the US- $100
Sponsored by Fultz & Fultz PLLC

 

• The Women in History Awards
• Best Jr. performance or exhibit on Women in History-$100
• Best Sr. performance or exhibit on Women in History-$100
Sponsored by Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Dr. Richard Fox Brenham Chapter

 

• The Zuber-Hadley Award
• Best Jr. paper or website on Texas History by a Grimes County Student-$50
Sponsored by Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Zuber-Hadley Chapter

 

• The Robert Raines Award
• Best Sr. paper or website on Women in History by a Grimes County Student-$50
Sponsored by Daughters of the American Revolution, Robert Raines Chapter

 

• The Student Choice Award
- Jr. exhibit that receives the most votes from student ballot- $50
- Sr. exhibit that receives the most votes from student ballot- $50
Sponsored by Deanna and Ron Alfred