Monday, March 16, 2015

And the winners of History Day are...

Students representing six schools throughout Monterey County took place in the 25th annual History Day,  brought to you by the friendly folks at the Lyceum of Monterey County and Monterey County Office of Education.

The theme for this year was Leadership and Legacy in History. The following students will represent Monterey County at the State Finals in Rocklin, Calif., in May.

Junior Historical Papers:
Dominic Encerti : The Freemasons and Their Contributions to Society
Nora Butler: Best Work of the Century, the Nakaz of Catherine the Great
Honorable Mention:
Chloe Scheid: In the Face of Discrimination, the Poetic Influence of Langston Hughes

Junior Group Performance:
Gabriella Gallo-Rodriguez, Tara Smith and Gabriella Flanders: Julia Morgan, Leader for Women in the Workplace and Her Legacy in American Architecture

Junior Individual Websites:
Gwyneth Rider: Anna Pavlova
India Gonzales: Alan Turing
Honorable Mention:
Sophia Herro: Alice Waters

Junior Group Websites:
Mariana Rico, Karle Reyes, and Hoan Le: The Beatles
Connor Adams and Ryan Nielsen: Steve Jobs, Innovating Engineer
Honorable Mention:
Angelica De Guzman, Sabrina Henry-Hunter: Dolores Huerta Leader with a Legacy

Junior Individual Documentaries:
Noah Conklin: Queen Lili’uokalani
Grace Deakyne: August Piccard, Leadership and Legacy on Land and Sea
Honorable Mention:
Alyssa Stegall: Leadership and Legacy of Kim Il Sung

Junior Group Documentaries:
Susanna Hoffman and Ellie Yamashita: Julkia Morgan
Stefan Hubrich, Chase McCrystal and Jesse Ruediger: Shakespeare
Honorable Mention:
Margo Ezcurra and Anna Wheat: Julie Packard- Driving Force for Ocean Conservation

Junior Individual Exhibits:
Matthew Galloway: Marie Curie
Emily Hansen: Martha Graham, Leadership in Dance and a Legacy of Beauty
Honorable Mention:
Mariah Trinity: Why We Still Read Mark Twain

Junior Group Exhibits:
Julia Sexton and Tess Franscioni: Diana, Princess of Wales: The Legacy She Left and the Leader She Was
Samantha Hiura, Maeve O’Connor, and Jesse Merenda: Coco Chanel

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