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Local Student Wins Gold Medal for Short Film About NKY in the Civil War

Villa Madonna Academy senior David Breidenich earned a Gold Medal and a trip to the state finals for his documentary on Northern Kentucky in the Civil War.  

He will represent the region at the state tournament for the National History Day competition. David competed at Northern Kentucky University in the Individual Documentary Competition, Senior Division.

David created his 10-minute movie in Mr. Steve Oldfield's Documentary Film class at Villa Madonna Academy. He interviewed noted Kentucky historian Dr. James Ramage and also wrote, edited, and narrated the award-winning film.

David is the son of Steven and Nancy Breidenich of Independence.