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Congratulations 2017 National History Day Finalists and Honorees!

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Check out more photos from the Illinois delegation's time at National History Day!


Chicago Metro History Fair Proudly Announces the Following Finalists at NHD:

JUNIOR DIVISION

3rd in the Nation for a Junior Group Website

Rishika Chikoti, Krishna Patel, Ojasvi Saxena, and Aditi Singh
Twin Groves Middle School, Buffalo Grove
Teacher: Jill Leone
“Keeping Chicago Dry: Eliot Ness and the Untouchables”

6th in the Nation for a Junior Group Exhibit

Nina Fonseca, Sophia Huh, Ella Koleno, Ava Penn, and Maya Westbrook
Whitney Young Academic Center, Chicago
Teacher: Al Edwards
“Redlining: The Story of the Contract Buyers League”

9th in the Nation for a Junior Paper

Hope Walter
Nettelhorst Elementary School, Chicago
Teacher: Jason Merel
“It all Started in a Supermarket: Women Taking a Stand for Consumer Rights”

SENIOR DIVISION

6th in the Nation for a Senior Individual Website

Samarth Madduru
Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire
Teacher: Daniel Larsen
“The War against the War: The DNC and the Riots of 1968”


Additional Honors:

Outstanding Illinois NHD Junior Entry

Adela Mihaela Jianu, Roshni Mathew, Iman Mohajir, and Connor Roche
Whitney Young Academic Center, Chicago
Teacher: Al Edwards
“The Radium Girls: A Glow in History” (Junior Group Documentary)

Outstanding Illinois-NHD Senior Entry

Alexander Heatley, Melody Leung, Illaisaane Summers, and Kelly Yuen
Payton College Prep High School, Chicago
Teacher: Aaron Weiss
From Chicago's Coast to the Frontlines: Navy Pier and World War II” (Senior Group Performance)

Representing Illinois at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Oprah Winfrey Theater

Adriana Nava-Villanueva, Abigail Ramirez, and Fatima Rodriguez
East Aurora High School, Aurora
Teacher: Matt Caylor
“Chicago's Chicano Movement: Chicanos al Grito de Guerra” (Senior Group Documentary)

Representing Illinois at the National Museum of American History

William Bauman
Grayslake North High School, Grayslake
Teacher: Tim Sermak
“Taking a Stand on Road Safety” (Senior Individual Exhibit)


 

 

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