Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Congratulations to AZ Students at National History Day in Wash. D.C.

The Historical League is proud to help sponsor these students.  Going to National History Day in Washington D.C. is a big goal. Winning awards June 18 is even better.  

First Place to Neha Shakir from Hamilton High School in Chandler, AZ for her Junior Individual Website “The Seeing Eye” (http://71976448.nhd.weebly.com).

Outstanding Best of State awards to Katelin Rugg and Melanie Furman of Aprende Middle School in Chandler, AZ, for their Junior Group Website “Sandra Day O’Connor: A Leader for Justice – A Legacy for All.”

Outstanding Best of State awards to Alli Halliday, Rebecca Galcik, Mackenna Goodrich, and Shayne Tarquinio of Hamilton High School in Chandler, AZ, for their Senior Group Performance “The World Hears a Who.”

Campaigns of Courage Award to Emily Krainski from EDUPRIZE-Queen Creek in Queen Creek, AZ for her Historical Paper. She receives an all-expense-paid weekend in New Orleans to represent the State of Arizona at the Grand Opening of the National WWII Museum’s new Campaigns of Courage: The Road to Tokyo Pavilion.

Over 550 students from across the state competed in the National History Day in Arizona program coordinated by the Arizona Historical Society. For more information on National History Day in Arizona, visit www.nhdaz.org.