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National History Day 2006 Kansas Medalists

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Taking a Stand in History

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Rankin, Junior Historical Paper, 1st place

Gold Medalists

Alex Rankin, Landon Middle School, Topeka

Junior Historical Paper - "Dietrich Bonhoeffer, A Modern Martyr Taking a Stand Against the State Gone Mad"

Teacher - Jean Attebury

Received a gold medal and $1,000.

 

 

Timmia Hearn-Feldman, Sr. Individual Performance, 1st place

 

Timmia Hearn-Feldman, Lawrence High School, Lawrence

Senior individual performance - "'I Have the Heart and Stomach of a King': Queen Elizabeth I Taking a Stand in a Man's World"

Teacher - Michael Ortmann

Received a gold medal and $1,000.

 

 

 

 

Anna Hamilton and Sjobor Hammer, Jr. Group Documentary, 1st place

 

Anna Hamilton and Sjobor Hammer, Topeka Collegiate, Topeka

Junior Group Documentary - "Lighting the Dark Places: Esther Brown and the Webb v. School District No. 90 Case"

Teacher John MacDonald

Received a gold medal and $1,000.

 

 

National History Day 2006 Special Honors

 

Daniel Mandel and Parker Featherston, Jr. Group Exhibit, Outstanding Jr. State Entry

Outstanding State Entry - Junior Division

Daniel Mandel and Parker Featherston, Topeka Collegiate, Topeka

Junior Group Exhibit - "Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th: Taking a Stand for Racial Equality"

Teacher -  John MacDonald

Received NHD medal

 

Outstanding State Entry - Senior Division


Maria Aikins, Melissa Query, Kaity Smith, and Gage McKinnis, Senior Group Performance, 1st placeMaria Aikins, Melissa Query, Kaity Smith, and Gage McKinnis, Uniontown High School, Uniontown

Senior Group Performances - "The People's Poet"

Teacher - Norm Conard

Received NHD medal

 

 

Jamestown Award Winner


Samuel Huneke, Sr. Individual Documentary, Jamestown AwardSamuel Huneke, Lawrence High School, Lawrence

Senior Individual Documentary - "The Vote that Saved the Country: Edmund Ross's Stand for Democracy"

Teacher - Michael Ortmann

Received monetary prize

 

Other Kansas Finalists at National History Day

Liza Farr, Zoey Limesand, Tess Frydman, and Alyson Frydman, Central Junior High School, Lawrence

"Let Everyone Be Ready to Die Like a Man: Jews Taking a Stand in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising,"

Teacher - Jennifer Ybarra

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