History Day participants at Central Academy
We had over 55 students participate at district history day competition this past Saturday! This is a joint effort with the English department and Am. Lit. students so recognition also goes to Amy Finnegan and Diane Morain! The following includes our results; we dominated the website category especially!
Congratulations History Day Participants! The following are moving on to State competition!
Paper-Ryan Utke The Development of Calculus
Ind. Exhibit-Liz Macro Lifting the Bamboo Curtain
Group Documentary-Anna and Elaina Steenson Shostakovich: A Voice for the People
Ind. Performance-Elena Hildebrandt Pearl McGill and Cole Rehbein Kit Carson: Tamer of the WEst
Group Performance-Lily Comito and Riley Johnson Woodstock ’69: How it Changed a Nation
Group Websites-Ted and Jake Appel Power and the Louisiana Purchase
Ind. Website-Michael Duede James Van Allen, The Explorer
Ind. Website–Vaughn Hommerding, The Impact of Psychotropic Medication
The following students also won special awards for their work!
Ellen Leys-Outstanding bibliography/local topic for her paper The U of I: A Cornerstone of Women’s Rights
Ryan Utke-Superior knowledge of topic for his paper The Development of Calculus
Tyler Stone-Outstanding bibliography for his website *was also runner-up to State The Ascent of Modern Biology: Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution
Geneva Gaukel-Outstanding bibliography Jackie Robinson: Breaking the Racial Barrier