A HUGE congratulations to all of our state winners and national qualifiers! Connect School strongly represented Southeastern Colorado–we can’t wait to see how they do in Washington, DC!
The Patricia A. Behring Colorado Teacher of the Year Award for the senior division was given to our own Sheila Sloan from Pueblo West High School! Mrs. Sloan’s continued investment in History Day benefits all of us–congratulations!
3rd place: Alanna Jackson from Connect School for her entry, “Renowned Titan: Winston Churchill’s Monumental Leadership and Enduring Legacy”
Junior Group Documentary
1st place: Jaylan Gonzalez and Danielle Vigil from Connect School for their entry, “236 Words: The Leadership and Legacy of Dr. Seuss”
Junior Group Exhibit
3rd place: Gianna Carleo, Jenna Herrera, Lauren Montoya, and Grace Severson from Connect School for their entry, “Leadership and Legacy of John Snow: Father of Modern Epidemiology”
Junior Individual Performance
1st place: Brandon Samora from Connect School for his entry, “Legacy of James K. Polk: The Dark Horse Leading Manifest Destiny”
Junior Group Performance
3rd place: Claire Duffee, Elizabeth Leyba, Ava Martinez, and Shae Swerdfeger from Connect School for their entry, “The Leadership of Kit Carson: Shaping the Legacy of the West”
Junior Group Website
1st place: Riley McAndrews and Taylor Shellenberger from Connect School for their entry, “Photo 51: Legacy in DNA and Leadership in Science”
Colorado Geographic Alliance Award
Junior division: Brandon Samora from Connect School for his junior individual performance entry, “Legacy of James K. Polk: The Dark Horse Leading Manifest Destiny”
Southeastern Colorado: Alexandria Cullen and Andrea Vancea from Connect School for their entry, “Transforming Desires Into Rights: The Leadership and Legacy of Maya Angelou”
Now they’re on to Washington, DC–best of luck to our regional contestants!