Last week hundreds of middle and high school students from across the nation met in Washington D.C. to compete in the National History Day finals. Students from nine schools representing Minnesota took home awards and top honors. Here are the results from Team Minnesota:
- Sanford Middle School, Minneapolis. 1st Place, Junior Individual Website, “A Duty to Serve: An Ethical Conflict, An Unethical Compromise?”
- Sanford Middle School, Minneapolis. 1st Place, Junior Group Website, “‘Great Lakes, Great Legacy?’ : The Compromise of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement”
- Roosevelt High School, Minneapolis. 1st Place, Senior Individual Exhibit, “The Tuskegee Syphilis Study: How Compromised Health Created an Ethical Conflict”
- Stella Maris Academy - St. John's Campus, Duluth. 1st Place, Junior Group Exhibit, “The US Government vs. the Reserve Mining Company: A Compromise of Environment and Industry”
- Highland Park Senior High School, St. Paul. 2nd Place, Senior Group Website, “Women in War: The Battle for the Inclusion of American Women in the Army and the WAAC Compromise”
- Highland Park Senior High School, St. Paul. 3rd Place, Senior Individual Performance, “The Jungle: Upton Sinclair's Conflicts and Compromises with Industrial America”
- Sunrise Park Middle School, White Bear Lake. 3rd Place, Junior Individual Exhibit, “Tinker v. Des Moines”
Other top finishers from Minnesota:
- Open World Learning Community, St. Paul. 4th Place, Senior Group Documentary and Outstanding Senior Division Entry for Minnesota, “Plessy v. Ferguson - A Failed Compromise: ‘Separate but Equal’”
- North Lakes Academy, Forest Lake. 6th Place, Senior Group Website, “Rivera's Man at the Crossroads”
- Sanford Middle School, Minneapolis. 7th Place, Junior Group Documentary and Outstanding Junior Division Entry for Minnesota, “A Failure to Protect: UN Intervention and The Rwandan Genocide”
- DeLaSalle High School, Minneapolis. 9th Place, Senior Group Exhibit “The Central Park Five”
Other award winners from Minnesota:
- Cyber Village Academy, St. Paul. George Washington Leadership in History Award, Junior Paper, “A Great Compromise: The Sherman Plan Saves the Constitutional Convention of 1787"
- Roosevelt High School, Minneapolis. Full scholarship to participate in the 2019 Summer National History Academy for five weeks.
Of the nine Minnesota schools represented, Minitex Reference Outreach & Instruction librarians visited five for History Day research instruction and of those nine schools six have a media specialist. Congratulations to all students that participated!