Jay Mehta, 14, of Overland Park took first place in the individual performance category at last month’s National History Day competition at the University of Maryland. He spent more than 300 hours preparing a 10-minute monologue as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, complete with cigar. Here he portrayed Churchill during a presentation for history teachers July 17 at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence.
Jay Mehta, 14, of Overland Park took first place in the individual performance category at last month’s National History Day competition at the University of Maryland. He spent more than 300 hours preparing a 10-minute monologue as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, complete with cigar. Here he portrayed Churchill during a presentation for history teachers July 17 at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence. T. Rob Brown Special to The Star
Jay Mehta, 14, of Overland Park took first place in the individual performance category at last month’s National History Day competition at the University of Maryland. He spent more than 300 hours preparing a 10-minute monologue as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, complete with cigar. Here he portrayed Churchill during a presentation for history teachers July 17 at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Independence. T. Rob Brown Special to The Star

Overland Park student wins national award for history monologue as Churchill

July 27, 2015 11:51 AM