The Emerald Coast Middle School History Team competed Feb. 17 in the Regional Finals of the National History Bee in Baton Rouge, La.

James Hearin, a sixth grader, advanced to the National Finals which will take place in Atlanta in June.

Team members (from left) are Sydney Eby, Emma Hearin, Lauren Snodgrass and James Hearin. Team sponsors are Tonia Murray and Elizabeth Fairweather.