Southeastern Colorado History Day Competition Results

And now, the moment we’ve all been waiting for!  Here are the results for our 2015 Southeastern Colorado History Day Regional Competition.  These students will compete in the National History Day in Colorado State Competition in Denver on May 2nd, 2015:

Junior Paper

2nd place:

Calen Burand from Connect for his project, “Emperor Hirohito: The Leadership of a Pacifist in Disguise, and the Legacy He Left on Japan”

…and tied for 1st place:

Alanna Jackson from Connect for her project, “Renowned Titan: Winston Churchill’s Monumental Leadership and Enduring Legacy.”

Juliet Chi from Connect for her project, “The Leadership of Eleanor Roosevelt and What Her Legacy Wrought.”

 Senior Paper

1st place

Brooke Miller from Las Animas High School for her project, “Marie Curie: Scientist of a Lifetime.”

Junior Individual Documentary

3rd place

Logan Martinez from Connect for his project, “The Atomic Legacy: The Presidential Leadership of Harry Truman.”

2nd place

Daniel Sun from Connect for his project, “Animating a New Era of Entertainment: The Leadership and Legacy of Walt Disney.”

1st place

Madalyn Bigley from Connect for her project, “Abraham Lincoln’s Leadership in Emancipation and the Legacy in Changing Society.”

Senior Individual Documentary

2nd place

Haven Snyder from Pueblo West High School (PWHS) for his project, “FDR Documentary.”

1st place

Aaron Lombardi from PWHS for his project, “Franklin Delano Roosevelt—A True Leader.”

Junior Group Documentary

3rd place

Emily Eckland and Mikaela Romero from Connect for their project, “The Leadership of Ronald Reagan and the Legacy of Taking Down the Berlin Wall.”

2nd place

Jaylan Gonzalez and Danielle Vigil from Connect for their project, “236 Words: The Leadership and Legacy of Dr. Seuss.”

1st place

Emma Hollenstine and Mikayla Lerch from Connect for their project, “Soaring Over Communism: Harry S. Truman’s Leadership and Legacy.”

Senior Group Documentary

3rd place

Martin Chrisman, Javon Martinez, and Katie Romero from PWHS for their project, “A Waltz Through Disney’s Leadership and Legacy.”

2nd place

Jack Johnson, Emily Norbury, and Sarah Sanchez from PWHS for their project, “Vladimir Putin: Return of the Cold Warrior.”

1st place

Reilly Spence and Hannah Taylor from PWHS for their project, “The Flint and Spark: Huey P. Newton and the Black Panthers.”

 Junior Individual Exhibit

3rd place

Simran Chowdhari from Connect for her project, “”Three Sunsets and Three Dawns”: A Hero’s Legacy Inspires Leadership.”

2nd place

Amanda Blickensderfer from Connect for her project, “Louis Pasteur: The Leadership and Legacy of a Chemist and His Vaccines.”

1st place

Nicole Buttram from Connect for her project, “Leadership & Legacy—Scott Bone’s Decision for a Race Against Diphtheria.”

Senior Individual Exhibit

3rd place

Kailey Kieckhafer from PWHS for her project, “Louis Armstrong’s Legacy Lives On.”

2nd place

Madison Bradfield from PWHS for her project, “Inez Milholland: Leader and Warrior of the Women’s Suffrage Movement.”

1st place

Mitchell Wagoner from PWHS for his project, “Alan Turing: The Code-Breaker.”

 Junior Group Exhibit

3rd place

Victoria Arnold, Saylor Dean, Jersey Garoutte, and Abigail Raio from Connect for their project, “Love Everybody: The Gentle Leadership of Jim Henson and the Legacy of the Muppets.”

2nd place

Gianna Carleo, Jenna Herrera, Lauren Montoya, and Grace Severson from Connect for their project, “Leadership and Legacy of John Snow: Father of Modern Epidemiology.”

1st place

Antonio Le Febre, Zachary Morgan-Reese, Matthew Rivera, and Jeremiah Romero from Connect for their project, “Touching Hearts and Minds: The Leadership and Legacy of Walt Disney.”

 Senior Group Exhibit

3rd place

Alondra Denova and Priscilla Sanchez from PWHS for their project, “Amelia Earhart.”

2nd place

Ian Miles and Emily Astley from PWHS for their project, “History’s Greatest General: Hannibal.”

1st place

Mikaylin Hackley and Madison Montoya from PWHS for their project, “John Muir Leading an Activist Movement: A Legacy of Preserving National Forests.”

 Junior Individual Performance

3rd place

Triston Turner from Pueblo School for the Arts and Sciences (PSAS) for his project, “Legacy and Leadership of the Italian Mob.”

2nd place

Marie Moore from Connect for her project, “Industrial Leader Andrew Carnegie Leaves Legacy of Philanthropy.”

1st place

Brandon Samora from Connect for his project, “Legacy of James K. Polk: The Dark Horse Leading Manifest Destiny.”

 Senior Individual Performance

1st place

Katie Peterson from Las Animas High School for her project, “Margaret Brown: Beyond the Titanic.”

 Junior Group Performance

3rd place

Hannah Combs, Savannah Mizell, Haley Owens, and Sophia Valentine from Connect for their project, “Meticulous Leadership of John D. Rockefeller Leaves a Broken Legacy.”

2nd place

Caitlin Gile, Sheridan Reed, and Joviana Romero from Connect for their project, “Ida Tarbell Leads the Fight Against the Octopus; Leaving a Journalistic Legacy.”

1st place

Claire Duffee, Elizabeth Leyba, Ava Martinez, and Shae Swerdfeger from Connect for their project, “The Leadership of Kit Carson: Shaping the Legacy of the West.”

 Junior Individual Website

3rd place

Andrew Watson III from Connect for his project, “The Leadership and Legacy of Thurgood Marshall and the Case of the Century.”

2nd place

Jake Purkey from Connect for his project, “John Muir: Leadership in Conservation and Legacy in America.”

1st place

Aaron Quizon from Connect for his project, “Marie Curie: Women, Leadership, World Legacy.”

 Senior Individual Website

3rd place

Andrew Hensley from PWHS for his project, “Theodore Roosevelt: Social Justice Leader.”

2nd place

Piper Weingardt from PWHS for her project, “Queen Liliuokalani: The Leadership and Legacy of Hawaii’s Only Queen.”

1st place

Bryce Hill from PWHS for his project, “Marching Towards Equality: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference Turns the Tide on Voter Suppression in the South.”

 Junior Group Website

3rd place

Alexandria Cullen and Andrea Vancea from Connect for their project, “Transforming Desires Into Rights: The Leadership and Legacy of Maya Angelou.”

2nd place

Lukas Lehmpuhl and Gabriel Murdock from Connect for their project, “The Wizard with Lightning in His Hands: Leadership and Legacy of Nikola Tesla.”

1st place

Riley McAndrews and Taylor Shellenberger from Connect for their project, “Photo 51: Legacy of DNA—Leadership in Science.”

 Senior Group Website

3rd place

Thomas Duran, Isaac Hart, and Dylan Murray from PWHS for their project, “Mother Jones the “Miners’ Angel.””

2nd place

Cassie Daly and Ann Whited from PWHS for their project, “Lewis Hine: Leading Children to Their Rights.”

1st place

Luke Erickson and Cheyenne Lockwood from PWHS for their project, “Mahatma Gandhi: Leading a Legacy of Peace and Change.”

Congratulations to all participants and contest winners!  We can’t wait to see who advances to Nationals–and what fantastic projects you create next year!

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