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make history 2017Congratulations Students!

The following High School students will advance to the State Expo at the Prairie Convention Center in Springfield on May 4, 2017.

Please visit our Dates and Deadlines page (Seniors) or the Download Center for information and forms to download.

 

EXHIBITS

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

A Brave Advocator Taking a Stand: Henry Gerber

Olivia

Desch

Lincoln Park High School

A Brave Advocator Taking a Stand: Henry Gerber

Francesca

Milito

Lincoln Park High School

A Path to a Brighter Future: Chicago Freedom Movement

Kenny

Dinh

Lincoln Park High School

A Path to a Brighter Future: Chicago Freedom Movement

Coleman

Lai

Lincoln Park High School

A Path to a Brighter Future: Chicago Freedom Movement

Cari

Liang

Lincoln Park High School

A Path to a Brighter Future: Chicago Freedom Movement

David

Nguyen

Lincoln Park High School

A Risky Strategy: Becoming the Next Best Alternative

Justin

Bustamante

Nazareth Academy

A Women of Words

Austyn

Nuzzo

Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences

A Women of Words

Maeghan

O'Laughlin

Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences

Alice Hamilton: Advocate for Industrial Health

Emily

Neis

Lincoln Park High School

AMA Campaign Against Socialized Medicine

Morgan

Kliedon

Vernon Hills High School

AMA Campaign Against Socialized Medicine

Jace

White

Vernon Hills High School

Avant Garde Art

Abby

Kwon

Vernon Hills High School

Black Arts Movement: The Artistic Voices of Justice

Monique

Petty-Ashmeade

Brooks College Prep High School

Black Down: The Life and Legacy of Fred Hampton

Chloe

Jones

Brooks College Prep High School

Blowing Up History: How the Manhattan Project Influenced Perceptions

Alex

Dong

Stevenson High School

Blowing Up History: How the Manhattan Project Influenced Perceptions

Samarth

Goel

Stevenson High School

Blowing Up History: How the Manhattan Project Influenced Perceptions

Govind

Prhakbar

Stevenson High School

Blowing Up History: How the Manhattan Project Influenced Perceptions

Spencer

Robieson

Stevenson High School

Blowing Up History: How the Manhattan Project Influenced Perceptions

Andrew

Yoon

Stevenson High School

Breaking Down Gender Walls

Emma

Donovan

Regina Dominican High School

Breaking Down Gender Walls

Sam

Garnett

Regina Dominican High School

Chicago Blues: The Origin, the Great Migration, and the Stand

Ryan

Foley

Mt. Carmel High School

Chicago Freedom Movement: A Legacy for Change

Jordan

Patterson

Mt. Carmel High School

Chicago Imagists

Urszula

Baranowska

Ogden International High School

Chicago Public Housing: Crumbling Buildings in a Broken System

Allison

Griffin

Barrington High School

Citizen Muhammad Ali

Cristina

McNamara

Washington High School

Coffee Culture: Taking a Stand for the Middle Class

Jamilah

Maronde

Payton College Prep High School

Collective Action to Reverse History

Carlo

Di Bernardo

Evanston Township High School

Dance Dance Revolution

Sadie

Soto

Lincoln Park High School

Dance Dance Revolution

Janelle

Spencer-Ramirez

Lincoln Park High School

Daniel Burnham: Architect, Planner, Beautifier

Bridget

Lockie

Nazareth Academy

Daniel Burnham: Architect, Planner, Beautifier

Gavin

Smith

Nazareth Academy

Death Camp of Chicago

Thomas

Jeske

Maine South High School

Dorothy Gautreaux: Chicago's Unsung Hero

Eleanor

Chmielowicz

Payton College Prep High School

Dorothy Gautreaux: Chicago's Unsung Hero

Mallory

Kirk

Payton College Prep High School

Dorothy Gautreaux: Chicago's Unsung Hero

Madeleine

Marland

Payton College Prep High School

Dorothy Gautreaux: Chicago's Unsung Hero

Claire

McDermott

Payton College Prep High School

Evanston: The Sting of Subtle Racism

Flora

Block

Evanston Township High School

Fermi's Atomic Success

Michael

Campanile

Ridgewood High School

Fermi's Atomic Success

Samantha

Hagyar

Ridgewood High School

Fermi's Atomic Success

Maja

Siedecki

Ridgewood High School

Fermi's Atomic Success

Kali

Spain

Ridgewood High School

Florence Kelley and Child Labor

Emily

Barry

Maine South High School

Florence Kelley and Child Labor

Evie

Costigan

Maine South High School

Florence Kelly's Fight for Worker's Rights

Grace

Lim

Vernon Hills High School

Florence Kelly's Fight for Worker's Rights

Katie

Cheon

Vernon Hills High School

George Streeter Takes a Stand

Eleni

Bethke

Lincoln Park High School

Great Chicago Fire

Inshara

Ahmed

Maine East High School

Great Chicago Fire

Vaishnavi

Gandhi

Maine East High School

Great Chicago Fire

Helaine

Shea Ilacio

Maine East High School

Great Chicago Fire

Belen

Solano

Maine East High School

Great Chicago Fire

Maimuna

Zafer

Maine East High School

Housing Discrimination in Evanston

Olivia

Holland

Evanston Township High School

Housing Discrimination in Evanston

Bennett

Silverstein

Evanston Township High School

Housing Discrimination in Evanston

Tyler

Tomasello

Evanston Township High School

How Margaret Sanger used Birth Control to Take a Stand for Women

Ivy

Garcia

Ridgewood High School

How Margaret Sanger used Birth Control to Take a Stand for Women

Ashley

Moisant

Ridgewood High School

How Margaret Sanger used Birth Control to Take a Stand for Women

Caroline

Wozniczka

Ridgewood High School

How Margaret Sanger used Birth Control to Take a Stand for Women

Aleks

Zapior

Ridgewood High School

Iroquois Theater Fire

Justin

Schorn

Grayslake North High School

Jane Addams Hull House

Angie

Campos

Vernon Hills High School

Jane Addams Hull House

Abbey

Helfand

Vernon Hills High School

Jane: Taking A Stand Before Roe v. Wade

Jonah

Bauer

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Lamb's Farm: Connecting with the Human Spirit

Miranda

Wilson

Grayslake North High School

Lewis Hine: Pictures for Justice

Lauren

Sands

Payton College Prep High School

Lewis Hine: Pictures for Justice

Orly

Schatz

Payton College Prep High School

Mary Bartelme: The Woman Who Canged the Lives of Young Girls

Emily

McNaughton

Regina Dominican High School

Mayor Byrne's Impact On Chicago

Eileen

Wisnowicz

Nazareth Academy

Montgomery Ward Stands up for the City of Chicago

Allison

Kowalski

Maine South High School

Montgomery Ward Stands up for the City of Chicago

Sofia

Zapinski

Maine South High School

Northern Horrors

Gabriela

Senno

Evanston Township High School

Out of the Gay Club and into the "Day Club"

Michael

Hellie

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Parks and Playground Movement

Citlali

Ramirez

Lincoln Park High School

Parks and Playground Movement

Jocelyn

Segura

Lincoln Park High School

Parks and Playground Movement

Andrea

Zavala

Lincoln Park High School

Rosie's Chicago: Woman Taking a Stand in World War II

Isabella

Nebolsky de Ochoa

Regina Dominican High School

Rosie's Chicago: Woman Taking a Stand in World War II

Mary

Pins

Regina Dominican High School

Rosie's Chicago: Woman Taking a Stand in World War II

Lindsey

Whitehead

Regina Dominican High School

Separate and Unequal

Aaron

Alberg

Payton College Prep High School

Separate and Unequal

Claire

Atkerson

Payton College Prep High School

Separate and Unequal

Cat

Marinescu

Payton College Prep High School

Shaping Chicago

Olena

Andrushko

Maine West High School

Shaping Chicago

Jillian

Brosch

Maine West High School

Shaping Chicago

Greystonn

Geib

Maine West High School

Taking a Stand on Road Safety

William

Bauman

Grayslake North High School

Taking a Stand: Pearl M. Hart and Her Lasting Legacy

Sophia

Li

Vernon Hills High School

Taking a Stand: Pearl M. Hart and Her Lasting Legacy

Annie

Wang

Vernon Hills High School

The Angel of the Stockyard

Nikitha

Soney

Grayslake North High School

The Black Arts Movement

Zoe

Bishop

Lincoln Park High School

The Black Arts Movement

Milena

Maniaci

Lincoln Park High School

The Chicago Defender

Tony

Sun

Lincoln Park High School

The Chicago Defender

Yuqing

Wang

Lincoln Park High School

The Chicago Defender

Muyang

Yu

Lincoln Park High School

The First Blind Physician: Jacob Bolotin

Razan

Alissa

Ridgewood High School

The First Blind Physician: Jacob Bolotin

Kaitlyn

Plichta

Ridgewood High School

The Great 'White' Plague: Chicago's Ineffective Stand Against the Racial Disparity in TB Rates

Veronica

Gibson

Payton College Prep High School

The Great 'White' Plague: Chicago's Ineffective Stand Against the Racial Disparity in TB Rates

Hollis

Rhone

Payton College Prep High School

The Great 'White' Plague: Chicago's Ineffective Stand Against the Racial Disparity in TB Rates

Shaili

Smith

Payton College Prep High School

The Lavender Scare: The Untold Side of McCarthyism

Madeline

Schink

Payton College Prep High School

The Lavender Scare: The Untold Side of McCarthyism

Chloe

Shin

Payton College Prep High School

The Playground Movement

Maddie

Mazur

Nazareth Academy

The Playground Movement

Anne

Swade

Nazareth Academy

Together We Stand: Frances Willard and Her Transformation of Women's Activism

Mariana

Conde

Vernon Hills High School

Turn the Light of Truth Upon Them: Ida B. Wells

Rachel

Lozano

Grayslake North High School

Upton Sinclair: The Jungle

Grace

Marino

Grayslake North High School

Women and the Chicago World's Fair

Jasmine

Mendez

Solorio Academy High School

Women and the Chicago World's Fair

Dahlia

Santamaria

Solorio Academy High School

Women Taking a Stand at the Plate

Molly

Rutkowski

Grayslake North High School


DOCUMENTARIES

* means students are presenting in the State Room because all the available NHD-competitive slots have been filled by the highest-scoring projects. Students may earn Superior and Excellent ribbons from state judges.

Last Name

First Name

School

Project Name

O'Laughlin

Tim

Payton College Prep High School

1919 World Series

Hauk

Carolyn

Barrington High School

Chicago and the Road to Progress *

Nava Villanueva

Adriana

East Aurora High School

Chicago's Chicano Movement: Chicanos al Grito de Guerra

Ramirez

Abigail

East Aurora High School

Chicago's Chicano Movement: Chicanos al Grito de Guerra

Rodriguez

Fatima

East Aurora High School

Chicago's Chicano Movement: Chicanos al Grito de Guerra

Du

Elbert

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Ida B. Wells: Crusader on All Fronts *

Hoffmeister

Ben

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Ida B. Wells: Crusader on All Fronts *

Paloma

Maya

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Ida B. Wells: Crusader on All Fronts *

Shaughnessy

Giulia

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Ida B. Wells: Crusader on All Fronts *

Dill

James

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Jane Addams: Pioneer for a Pacifist Nationt

Edwards

Katya

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Jane Addams: Pioneer for a Pacifist Nationt

Garcia

Briana

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Jane Addams: Pioneer for a Pacifist Nationt

Goldberger

Zoe

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Jane Addams: Pioneer for a Pacifist Nationt

Meyers

Emma

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Jane Addams: Pioneer for a Pacifist Nationt

Flores

Elisa

Waukegan High School

Johns Manville *

Guzman

Jacqueline

Waukegan High School

Johns Manville *

Strong

Uriostegui

Sierra

Jonathan

Waukegan High School

Johns Manville *

Foran, Rubin, Xie

Marc, Michael, Teresa

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Prisoner 9653 for President: Debs Takes a Stand for the Working Class

Campbell

Sophia

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Sitting Down to Rise Up: CORE's Foundational Fight for Racial Equality *

Liang

Vivian

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Sitting Down to Rise Up: CORE's Foundational Fight for Racial Equality *

Martinez

Daniel

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Sitting Down to Rise Up: CORE's Foundational Fight for Racial Equality *

Stolze

Katie

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Sitting Down to Rise Up: CORE's Foundational Fight for Racial Equality *

Schneewind

Chloe

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Something Wicked This Way Comes: Ray Bradbury's Prophetic Anxieties about Post-War America

Morales

Ferrera

Anthony

Belkis

Mt. Carmel High School

Waukegan High School

Southeast Side of Chicago: Steel Capital to Ruin

Taking a Stand Against 287g *

Guzman

Alejandro

Waukegan High School

Taking a Stand Against 287g *

Paniagua

Luis

Waukegan High School

Taking a Stand Against 287g *

Renteria

Jacqueline

Waukegan High School

Taking a Stand Against 287g *

Vera

Abril

Waukegan High School

Taking a Stand Against 287g *

Ingrassia

Alexandra

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Taking A Stand for Modernity: The Armory Show of 1913

Srinivasan

Sharanya

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Taking A Stand for Modernity: The Armory Show of 1913

Blackmon

Emma

East Aurora High School

The Chicago Black Panthers: Taking a Stand for Equality

Cannon

Marlena

East Aurora High School

The Chicago Black Panthers: Taking a Stand for Equality

Holly, Wojtynek, Contrears

Bridget, Abbey, Angelica

Nazareth Academy

The JPA: Building a Better Community

Ierugan

Dylan

Payton College Prep High School

Thompson Submachine Gun: the Weapon that Changed it All

Li

Austin P.

Payton College Prep High School

Thompson Submachine Gun: the Weapon that Changed it All

Hertzke

Shayla

Grayslake North High School

Through the Lens of Art Shay's Photography: His Life and Legacy

Arroyo

Camryn

Grayslake North High School

Wells in the White City

Blanco

Guadalupe

Morton East High School

Young Lords *

Barron

Hector

Morton East High School

Young Lords*

 

PERFORMANCES

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

From Chicago's Coast to the Frontlines: Navy Pier and WWII

Alexander

Heatly

Payton College Prep High School

From Chicago's Coast to the Frontlines: Navy Pier and WWII

Melody

Leung

Payton College Prep High School

From Chicago's Coast to the Frontlines: Navy Pier and WWII

Illaisaane

Summers

Payton College Prep High School

From Chicago's Coast to the Frontlines: Navy Pier and WWII

Kelly

Yuen

Payton College Prep High School

Getting Real Honest About Honest Abe

Jazzmyn

Albarran

Waukegan High School

Getting Real Honest About Honest Abe

Abigail

Crombie

Waukegan High School

Getting Real Honest About Honest Abe

Katherine

Flesher

Waukegan High School

Getting Real Honest About Honest Abe

Kathia

Perez

Waukegan High School

Getting Real Honest About Honest Abe

Kara

Stiver

Waukegan High School

Litigating Against Our Religious Roots: Clarence Darrow Takes the Stand for Science

Ananya

Shah

Stevenson High School

Little Italy

Martina

Costa

Lincoln Park High School

Little Italy

Sarah

Rehman

Lincoln Park High School

Little Italy

Hana

Zecic

Lincoln Park High School

Margaret Burroughs: Teaching Us to Know Ourselves

Diamond

Arrington

Lindblom Math & Science Academy

Pedaling Towards Women's Rights

Katherine

Llanes-Smith

Grayslake North High School

The Chicago Children's Choir: Diverse Voices for Change

Chloe

Johnson

Lindblom Math & Science Academy

 

PAPERS (Superiors)

IMPORTANT: There is not another level of revisions, judging, or interviews.

The finalists below will be awarded Blue [Superior] Ribbons at the morning Awards Ceremony. Those unable to attend, will receive their ribbon in the mail.

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

The John Burge Torture Case and the Power of Taking a Stand

Celeste

Sorby

Chicago Academy High School

Militant Movements Miss the Mark

Sarah-Jayne

Austin

Francis W. Parker School

Toussaint Louverture and Barack Obama: The Challenges of Leadership

Audrey

Shadle

Francis W. Parker School

Unmasking the Heart of the Jungle

Olivia

McHorris

Lincoln Park High School

The Black Panther Party. The FBI, and Chicago

William

Meyer

Lincoln Park High School

How Judy Chicago's "The Dinner Party" Gave Women a Seat at the Table

Julia

Miller

Lincoln Park High School

Herman Neils Bundesen and the Fight Against Venereal Disease in Chicago

Cristian

Molina

Lincoln Park High School

Fred Hampton: A Leader for Racial Equality

Mia

Weissbluth

Lincoln Park High School

The Last Native American Resistance

Lucas

D'Alesio

Maine South High School

The Illinois Coalition Against the Death Penalty: Taking a Stand for Human Rights

Marissa

Fucarino

Maine West High School

1970 Gay Liberation Dance

Zachary

Pasciac

Mt. Carmel High School

The Young Urban Activists of Chicago

Zac

Styka

Mt. Carmel High School

Privilege, Pride, and Prejudice: Taking a Stand Against Euro-Centricity at the World's Columbian Exposition

Olivia

Gotsch

Payton College Prep High School

Freedom of the Press and Freedom of the People - Colonel Mccormick's Crusade for the 1st Amendment

Joseph

Lopez

Payton College Prep High School

How Conscientious Objectors Aided in the Extension of Democracy

Emma

Shirk

Payton College Prep High School

Kathleen Thompson: Feminist Author and Activist

Emily

Arroyo

Prosser Career Academy

Florence Kelley: Anti-Child Labor Activist

Iridian

Lopez

Prosser Career Academy

Diane Nash: A Tenacious Woman of the Civil Rights Movement

Valeria

Ron

Prosser Career Academy

How the Pullman Porters' Ladies Auxilary Took a Stand Against Racism

Beth

Gillespie

Regina Dominican High School

Chicagoans Take a Stand at Nuremberg: The Subsequent Doctor Trials

Nora

Reese

Regina Dominican High School

How Charles Rozmarek took a Stand in Saving Polish Refugees During World War II

Jean

Burkevic

Ridgewood High School

Frank Lloyd Wright: Taking a Stand Against the Ordinary

Timothy

Willems

Ridgewood High School

William H. McNeill: Taking a Stand for Global HIstory

Nikki

Han

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Legacy of a Murder: A History of the Black Panther Party in Chicago

Eamonn

Keenan

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

The Manhattan Project: How Taking a Stand Built the Atomic Bomb

Jonathan

Kutasov

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Grant's Obnoxious Order and Lincoln's Stand for the Jews

Danny

Rubin

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

A Fiery Academic: Clarence Darrow's Private Indifference Towards Public Opinion

Harrison

Shapiro

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Never to be Compelled: The American Medical Association's Fight Against Compulsory Health Insurance

Jennifer

Wang

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

A New Union Emerges: The Empowering Changes Brought About by the CLUW

Farah

Kamleh

Von Steuben High School

End Plantation Politics: Timuel Black Laying the Groundwork

Marc

Lopez

Von Steuben High School

A Shattered Chicago: The Bloody Protest of 1968

Marcus

Mrdak

Von Steuben High School

Illiterate to Writing an Influential Pamphlet: The Forgotten Story of John and Mary Jones

Pratik

Patel

Von Steuben High School

Henry Gerber

Kayden

Byard

Westinghouse Career Academy

Chicago Freedom Movement

Tiana

Collins

Westinghouse Career Academy

 

WEBSITES (Superiors)

IMPORTANT: There is not another level of revisions, judging, or interviews.

The finalists below will be awarded Blue [Superior] Ribbons at the morning Awards Ceremony. Those unable to attend, will receive their ribbon in the mail.

Project Name First Name Last Name School Name
Big Pharma, Big History, Big Impact Kaitlin LaRue Grayslake North High School
Docile to Dangerous Claire Donnelon Payton College Prep High School
Docile to Dangerous Allegra Minor Payton College Prep High School
Docile to Dangerous Gabby Turrinelli Payton College Prep High School
Docile to Dangerous Chloe Williams Payton College Prep High School
"Education is Life": John Dewey Takes a Stand Isabel Gomez Grayslake North High School
Eliminating Sex Discrimination:  Bradwell v. State of Illinois Cathy Oliva Von Steuben High School
Failed Integration Attempt in Deerfield, Illinois Marley Przanowski Grayslake North High School
Fred Hampton: "You Can't Kill the Revolution" Mattias Amezquita-Fox Evanston Township High School
Fred Hampton: "You Can't Kill the Revolution" Andrew Borland Evanston Township High School
Fred Hampton: "You Can't Kill the Revolution" Dakota Erwin Evanston Township High School
Fred Hampton: "You Can't Kill the Revolution" Theodore Lambert Evanston Township High School
Grace Abbot Jennifer Rojas Lincoln Park High School
Jane Allison Eby Maine West High School
Jane Madeleine Mirza Maine West High School
Judy Chicago: Taking a Stand for Women in the Art World Corinne Bellot Maine West High School
Judy Chicago: Taking a Stand for Women in the Art World Ella Kurutz Maine West High School
Judy Chicago: Taking a Stand for Women in the Art World Michael Montanile Maine West High School
Rise for Rights: Henry Gerber's Fight for Equality in the LGBT Community Camille Ang Maine West High School
Rise for Rights: Henry Gerber's Fight for Equality in the LGBT Community Justyne Go Maine West High School
Safety or Liberty: The Chicago Red Squad Kevin Diaz Vernon Hills High School
Safety or Liberty: The Chicago Red Squad Anmol Parande Vernon Hills High School
Taking a Stand In the Court of Public Opinion: The Democratic National Convention of 1968 Aida Basic University of Chicago Lab Schools High School
Taking a Stand In the Court of Public Opinion: The Democratic National Convention of 1968 Milo Dandy University of Chicago Lab Schools High School
Taking a Stand In the Court of Public Opinion: The Democratic National Convention of 1968 Victoria Gin University of Chicago Lab Schools High School
Taking a Stand In the Court of Public Opinion: The Democratic National Convention of 1968 Alexa Patrick-Rodriguez University of Chicago Lab Schools High School
Taking a Stand to Fight Cancer: Emil H. Grubbe Haley Leanna Grayslake North High School
The Emmett Till Story Madelyn Wilkinson Grayslake North High School
The Manhattan Project: An Explosive Impact on Global Power David Balaban Stevenson High School
The Manhattan Project: An Explosive Impact on Global Power Samuel Shen Stevenson High School
The Manhattan Project: An Explosive Impact on Global Power Hunter Tam Stevenson High School
The Silenced Minority Unites and Stand Up Armando Rodea Maine West High School
The Silenced Minority Unites and Stand Up Connor Ryan Maine West High School
The War Against the War: The DNC and the Riots of 1968 Samarth Madduru Stevenson High School
The Young Lords Megan Molina Westinghouse Career Academy
The Young Lords Angel Olivarez-Garcia Westinghouse Career Academy
Xenophobia & The Haymarket Affair Nick McGowan Payton College Prep High School

 

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