The DeKalb County School District Social Studies Fair was held in December 2017. The academic competition schowcased 86 projects from 31 elementary schools. Thirty-two projects were selected to advance to the East Metro Regional Social Studies Fair to be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Rockdale County.
Amani Lynch was presented with Best in Show award for her project entitled:
How Did Roosevelt's New Deal Affect the Virgin Islands?