After an exciting week and an in-person watch party today, the 2022 Virtual National History Day Contest is complete. Team Minnesota included 65 students, representing 36 entries, from 23 different schools.
Congratulations to all the students for their dedication and hard work.
There were top finishers in most categories along with award winners and honorable mentions:
- Second Place, Senior Individual Documentary, “Fight for Our Wilderness: The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act”
- Third Place, Junior Individual Exhibit, “The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: Ending Debates with Diplomacy in Orbit”
- Fourth Place, Junior Group Performance, “Kate Warne: No Time for Diplomacy”
- Fifth Place, Junior Individual Performance, “The Falkland Islands War: Failure of Diplomacy, Success of Debate”
- Outstanding Affiliate Entry in the Senior Division, Senior Paper, “Women End Strike for Peace: How 1960s American Mothers Used Diplomacy to End Atmospheric Nuclear Testing”
- Outstanding Entry in the Junior Division, Junior Group Exhibit, “Japanese-American Internment Camps”
- Honorable Mention, Senior Paper, “(Re)Defining Objectivity: Debate Over the Role of Scientists as Climate Activists and Diplomats in the Late 20th Century”
- Honorable Mention, Junior Individual Performance, “Fighting Violence with Diplomacy: The Duluth Model and Domestic Abuse Intervention”
If you are interested in seeing the full list of award winners at the National Contest awards ceremony visit the National History Day website, https://www.nhd.org//virtual2022awards.
Want to relive the National Contest Watch Party? MHS History Day Staff have all of the pictures now available on their Flickr page: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzViQd. Feel free to hop onto Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (@MNHistoryDay) to see the highlights for yourself.
The 2023 theme is “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas”