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The following High School students will advance to the State Expo at the Prairie Convention Center in Springfield on May 7, 2015.

Please visit our Dates and Deadlines page (Seniors) or the Download Center for information and forms to download.

 

 

EXHIBITS

ProjectName

First Name

Last Name

School Name

A Pearl in a Sea of Prejudice

Anna

Benuzzi

Maine South High School

A Pearl in a Sea of Prejudice

Maggie

Grabowski

Maine South High School

Albert Lasker: The Foundation of Modern Advertising

Viviana

Garcia

Nazareth Academy

Albert Lasker: The Foundation of Modern Advertising

Danny

Hawkins

Nazareth Academy

Assistance Across An Ocean: Leadership and Legacy of Chicago's Anti-Apartheid Movement

Stephanie

Hernandez

Roosevelt High School

Bertha Palmer's efforts to endorse women's rights

Gillian

Cenabre

Lincoln Park High School

Bertha Palmer's efforts to endorse women's rights

Carol

Otarola

Lincoln Park High School

Bob McKee's Racing Team

Robbie

Gurolnick

Stevenson High School

Carl Sandburg Village

Ida

Claude

Independent - Whitney Young

Carl Sandburg Village

Miette

Hennessy

Independent - Whitney Young

Carl Sandburg Village

Angelica

Ketcham

Independent - Whitney Young

Carl Sandburg Village

Carolyn

Mei

Independent - Whitney Young

Chicago Pride Parade

Holly

Desmond

Evanston Township High School

Chicago's Artistic Heirloom

Nia

Parker

Ogden International High School

Chi-Town Sings the Blues

Gabriel

LeBlanc

Mt. Carmel High School

Clarence Darrow:  Putting Capital Punishment to Death

Jillian

Troxell

Maine West High School

Clarence Darrow:  Putting Capital Punishment to Death

Haley

Wedge

Maine West High School

Daniel Hale Williams: Legacy in the Medical Field

Katie

Mazur

Nazareth Academy

Daniel Hale Williams: Legacy in the Medical Field

Lelandra

Randle

Nazareth Academy

Dr. Abt: Creating a Legacy that is Sure to Last a Lifetime

Jessica

Wold

Maine West High School

Dr. Isaac Abt: Pediatric Pionner

Colleen

Cavanaugh

Nazareth Academy

Dr. Isaac Abt: Pediatric Pionner

Lily

Franko

Nazareth Academy

Dr. Mae Jemison

Molly

Crotteau

Payton College Prep High School

Dr.Max Thorek

Michael

Martinez

Solorio Academy High School

Dr.Max Thorek

Monserrat

Zepeda

Solorio Academy High School

Ernie Banks: Entrepreneur & Community Activist

Jaleya

Bell

Brooks College Prep

Frances Williard

Victoria

Hill

Lincoln Park High School

Going With the Flow

Ethan

Gray

Payton College Prep High School

Going With the Flow

Jesse

Herr

Payton College Prep High School

Going With the Flow

Nikolas

Stipanicev

Payton College Prep High School

Hairy Who

Lizzie

Edelhauser

Lincoln Park High School

Hairy Who

Sungil

Moon

Lincoln Park High School

Hairy Who

Mikaela

Wolfman

Lincoln Park High School

Harold Washington: Not All Black or White

Molly

Smith

Grayslake North High School

Harold Washington: Organizing for Change

Anna

Kaganovich

Lincoln Park High School

Jens Jensen: A Product of Leadership and Legacy

Monica

Lund

Lincoln Park High School

Jun Fujita

Gloria

Kevliciute

Payton College Prep High School

Kenesaw Mountain Landis: Baseball's First Commissioner

Blake

Wilshire

Grayslake North High School

Leadership of Margaret Haley

Martyna

Brach

Ridgewood High School

"Let Me Be Brave": The Leadership and Legacy of the Special Olympics

Corryn

Smith

Grayslake North High School

Marshall Field: The Innovative Ladies Man of Chicago

Emma

Martin

Lincoln Park High School

Marshall Field: The Innovative Ladies Man of Chicago

Carmen

Moy

Lincoln Park High School

Marshall Fields

Rose

Ferolo

Vernon Hills High School

Marshall Fields

Morgan

McDonough

Vernon Hills High School

Marshall Fields

Molly

Wasserberg

Vernon Hills High School

Mary McDowell

Sam

Golbeck

Maine South High School

Mary McDowell

Sarah

Kohnke

Maine South High School

Montgomery Ward

Michelle

Cottrell

Maine South High School

North Shore Line

Javan

Hammer

Waukegan High School

Parks and Preservation: The Legacy of Jens Jensen

Laila

Sauer

Evanston Township High School

Philanthropy at its Finest

Karolina

Jekielek

Maine South High School

Philip Wrigley and Women in Baseball

Stefanie

Guercio

Maine South High School

Raising Chicago to its Worthy Potential

Patricia

Smyrski

Maine South High School

Sweet Home Chicago

Kate

Azar

Payton College Prep High School

Sweet Home Chicago

Rebecca

Grais

Payton College Prep High School

The Hidden Jungle

Sebastian

Wozniakowski

Ridgewood High School

The Leadership and Legacy of Wilson Frost

Michael

Baldridge

Mt. Carmel High School

The Leadership of Mother Jones: her fight to protect workers rights

Alex

King

Lincoln Park High School

The Leading Woman of Chicago: Mary Harris Thompson

Areebah

Baig

Maine East High School

The Leading Woman of Chicago: Mary Harris Thompson

Juleene

Brillantes

Maine East High School

The Leading Woman of Chicago: Mary Harris Thompson

Millejie

Pontes

Maine East High School

The Mail Order Legacy

Ryan

Samson

Taft High School

The Most Dangerous Woman in America: Jane Addams

Claire

Goldman

Payton College Prep High School

The Most Dangerous Woman in America: Jane Addams

Kathryn

Moran

Payton College Prep High School

Underground Railroad

Karen

Liu

Vernon Hills High School

Watching Katherine Dunham Dance: Creating a Chicago Legacy

Riya

Zachariah

Stevenson High School

Waukegan At War

Jasmine

Gloria

Waukegan High School

Waukegan At War

Maggie

Morrill

Waukegan High School

Who's Hairy Who

Malia

Brown

Lincoln Park High School

William Wrigley: Father of Modern Advertising

Gianna

Levato

Nazareth Academy

William Wrigley: Father of Modern Advertising

Molly

McAuliffe

Nazareth Academy

Women Who Made the Bomb

Gabi

Senno

Evanston Township High School

 

DOCUMENTARIES

(NOTE: We will hold run-offs in the NHD individual and group rooms.  Run-off selections are not announced, so all students must provide a copy of their documentary and paperwork that the judges may keep.  Documentaries on the internet or individual students' computers are automatically disqualified from advancing to the final round.)

Project Name

First Name Last Name School Name
Belvidere Mall: A Mall With a Heart Tania Gomez Waukegan High School
Belvidere Mall: A Mall With a Heart Jeannette Hernandez Waukegan High School
Candy Capital of the USA: How Chicago Became So Sweet Colette Gordon Payton College Prep High School
Candy Capital of the USA: How Chicago Became So Sweet Abby Jakus Payton College Prep High School
Chicago Pile-1: Leadership and Legacy in the Manhattan Project Conor Brown Lincoln Park High School
Chicago Pile-1: Leadership and Legacy in the Manhattan Project Michael Drohomyrecky Lincoln Park High School
Chicago Pile-1: Leadership and Legacy in the Manhattan Project Zefeng Zhu Lincoln Park High School
Chicago Public Housing Hollis Baker Payton College Prep High School
Chicago Public Housing Maddie Beirne Payton College Prep High School
Chicago Public Housing Caroline Fairbank Payton College Prep High School
Chicago Public Housing Lucie McKnight Payton College Prep High School
Chicago Public Housing Alexa Moster Payton College Prep High School
Daniel Burnham Monica Garcia Maine West High School
Daniel Burnham Melvic Jusi Maine West High School
Daniel Burnham Daisy Narez Maine West High School
Daniel Burnham Evan Tudor Maine West High School
Dr. Bernard Fantus:  America's First Red-Gold Banker Chrystophersen Jaeremyah Camacho Mt. Carmel High School
Edward Sperling and the Founding of Roosevelt University Isiah Shepard Westinghouse Career Academy
George Halas and the Advent of America's Sport Monnaf Haque Lincoln Park High School
Jack Benny: The Audience Has to Love You Jonathan Levitske Nazareth Academy
Jenny LeGon Kiana McKinzie Westinghouse Career Academy
Jesse Jackson Angie Scherer Chicago Academy High School
Jesse Jackson Samantha Torres Chicago Academy High School
Marlin Perkins and the New Conservation Movement Melusine Velde Lincoln Park High School
Memorial Day Massacre of 1937 Jessica Soto East Aurora High School
Modernizing Architecture: Louis Sullivan's Philosophy and Vision Caroline Patterson Maine South High School
Muddy Waters and Chicago Blues Joaquin Miranda East Aurora High School
Muddy Waters and Chicago Blues Brian Strand East Aurora High School
Muddy Waters and Chicago Blues Erik Strand East Aurora High School
Muddy Waters: Like a Rolling Stone Joey O'Brien Maine South High School
Pride of Chicago: Lincoln Park Zoo and Marlin Perkins Caroline Caruso Lincoln Park High School
Revolutionizing the World of Dance: Bob Fosse Grace Brown Nazareth Academy
Revolutionizing the World of Dance: Bob Fosse Kelly Butler Nazareth Academy
Robert Wilson: Science and the American Identity Beatrice Farb Payton College Prep High School
Robert Wilson: Science and the American Identity Rebecca Peebles Payton College Prep High School
She Fought, She Conquered:  Alice Peurala Alecia Bell Nazareth Academy
She Fought, She Conquered:  Alice Peurala Karli Chambers Nazareth Academy
She Fought, She Conquered:  Alice Peurala Nina Kesic Nazareth Academy
The Black Panther Party: The Evolution of a Revolution Sarah Force Payton College Prep High School
The Black Panther Party: The Evolution of a Revolution Hanna Mularczyk Payton College Prep High School
The Blues Kenny Dantes Vernon Hills High School
The Blues Jon Teodoro Vernon Hills High School
The Blues Tom Tinetti Vernon Hills High School
The Chicago Freedom Movement Cassandra Cruz Solorio Academy High School
The Chicago Freedom Movement Jazmin Hernandez Solorio Academy High School
The Legacy of Marshall Field Ariel Deleporte Lincoln Park High School
The Thrill is Never Gone Rose Jacobs Payton College Prep High School
Virginia Ohlson: The Revolutionary Nurse Cynthia Ramos East Aurora High School
Virginia Ohlson: The Revolutionary Nurse Mayra Rios East Aurora High School

 

PERFORMANCES

(NOTE: All performances will present as NHD-eligible)

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Emma Goldman: A Leader with An Ever-Changing Legacy

Jessica

Rivest

Grayslake North High School

Enrico Fermi: Leading the Nuclear Age and Leaving a Questionable Legacy

Pedro

Garcia

Roosevelt High School

Enrico Fermi: Leading the Nuclear Age and Leaving a Questionable Legacy

Alondra

Ramos

Roosevelt High School

Public Enemy #1: The Life and Legacy of John Dillinger

Robert

Brumer

Stevenson High School

Ruth Page: Page Turner in Dance History

Katie

Koprowski

Lincoln Park High School

The Illinois Women's Sphere

Ilana

Dutton

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

The Illinois Women's Sphere

Sofia

Fiormonti-Gorchow

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

The Illinois Women's Sphere

Sarah

Pan

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

The Illinois Women's Sphere

Olivia

Perozo

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

The Legacy of Eleanor Smith

Anne

Kelley

Evanston Township High School

The Unintentional Legacy of Lenny Bruce

Roman

Ahmed

Lincoln Park High School

The Unintentional Legacy of Lenny Bruce

Roberta

Cacuci-Simionas

Lincoln Park High School

The Unintentional Legacy of Lenny Bruce

Rachel

Miller

Lincoln Park High School

The Unintentional Legacy of Lenny Bruce

Anastasiya

Pentya

Lincoln Park High School

Why Have You Not Heard of Kate Warne? Implications of Women's Hidden Leadership and Legacy

Duyen

Ho

Roosevelt High School

Why Have You Not Heard of Kate Warne? Implications of Women's Hidden Leadership and Legacy

Caresse

Naz

Roosevelt High School

Why Have You Not Heard of Kate Warne? Implications of Women's Hidden Leadership and Legacy

May

Oo

Roosevelt High School

Why Have You Not Heard of Kate Warne? Implications of Women's Hidden Leadership and Legacy

Danely

Quiroz

Roosevelt High School

 

Superior WEBSITES (blue ribbon)

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School

Chicago Defender: The Voice of Millions, Spoken By One

Xenia

Gama

Lincoln Park High School

Chicago Defender: The Voice of Millions, Spoken By One

Dania

Viveros

Lincoln Park High School

Chicago Defender: The Voice of Millions, Spoken By One

Asley

Arroyo

Lincoln Park High School

Chicago Defender: The Voice of Millions, Spoken By One

Cesareo

Moreno

Lincoln Park High School

Chicago Defender: The Voice of Millions, Spoken By One

Michelle

Cardona

Lincoln Park High School

City in a City: Segregation in Chicago

Phillip

Zelditch

Evanston Township High School

City in a City: Segregation in Chicago

Eli

Cohen

Evanston Township High School

CWLU

Lydia

Dominquez

Prosser Career Academy

Daniel Burnham: Wizard of the Midwest

Wilson

Zhu

Stevenson High School

Daniel Burnham: Wizard of the Midwest

Samarth

Madduru

Stevenson High School

Death in a Bottle: Johnson & Johnson and the Tylenol Murders of 1982

Oliver

Hoffman

Lincoln Park High School

Death in a Bottle: Johnson & Johnson and the Tylenol Murders of 1982

Sarah

Ben-Yoseph

Lincoln Park High School

Death in a Bottle: Johnson & Johnson and the Tylenol Murders of 1982

Josh

Rafaeli

Lincoln Park High School

Death in a Bottle: Johnson & Johnson and the Tylenol Murders of 1982

Annie

Schnoll

Lincoln Park High School

Death in a Bottle: Johnson & Johnson and the Tylenol Murders of 1982

Elizabeth

Gatz

Lincoln Park High School

Ding Dong School for dummies

Uzma

Patel

Niles North High School

Ding Dong School for dummies

Sarahi

Ramirez

Niles North High School

Ding Dong School for dummies

Anisha

Pinarkyil

Niles North High School

Disney Princessexism

Abigail

Steman

Evanston Township High School

Disney Princessexism

Sydney

Bernadel

Evanston Township High School

Disney Princessexism

Naomi

Fireman

Evanston Township High School

Disney Princessexism

Kristin

Tangvik

Evanston Township High School

Franklin Lloyd Wright

David

Zaleski

Taft High School

Franklin Lloyd Wright

Usama

Ahmad

Taft High School

Gaylord Nelson & The Earth Day Movement

Cristal

Gonzalez

Social Justice High School

Haymarket Affair

Daniel

Alviar

Prosser Career Academy

Katherine Dunham

Angel

Sturdivant

Westinghouse Career Academy

Katherine Dunham

Rosario

Rendon

Westinghouse Career Academy

Livestock and Labor Unions

Noel

Kamenica

Payton College Prep High School

Livestock and Labor Unions

Lindsay

Opie

Payton College Prep High School

Martin Luther King Jr's Chicago Campaign

Kathryn

Lee

Maine South High School

Mary Thompson and the Chicago Hospital for Women and Children

Jasmine

Orozco

Solorio Academy High School

Mary Thompson and the Chicago Hospital for Women and Children

Ana

Campa

Solorio Academy High School

Mary Thompson and the Chicago Hospital for Women and Children

Alondra

Pena

Solorio Academy High School

Rats filth, sewage and the second city

Carly

Greenfield

Niles North High School

Rats filth, sewage and the second city

Jennifer

Goodfriend

Niles North High School

Richard Nickel: The Accidental Preservationist

Rebecca

Mas

Maine South High School

Roosevelt College: A Pioneer in Educational Democracy

Eva

Lewis

Payton College Prep High School

Temperance and the WCTU

Caroline

Bernet

Payton College Prep High School

Temperance and the WCTU

Cami

Granjean

Payton College Prep High School

Temperance and the WCTU

Vivian

Gasca

Payton College Prep High School

The Legacy of the Haymarket

Gabe

Sucich

Payton College Prep High School

The Legacy of the Haymarket

Myles

Davis

Payton College Prep High School

The Legacy of the Haymarket

Sam

Algas

Payton College Prep High School

 

Superior PAPERS (blue ribbon)

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Albert Lasker Advertising

Allison

Colliani

Lincoln Park High School

Albert Lasker and the Advertising Revolution

Theo

Ando

U of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Arthur Holly Compton

Logan

Young

U of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium

Tamara

Rigsby

Chicago Academy High School

Cold War, Civil Rights

Sarah

Rezko

Payton College Prep High School

Daniel Hale Williams

Elizabeth

Hancuch

Regina Dominican High School

Daniel Hale Williams and the Provident Hospital

Lejla

Alibasic

Von Steuben High School

Dentrell Davis: A Public Housing Revolutionany

Syeda

Fatima

Regina Dominican High School

Enrico Fermi

Duncan

Randall

Lincoln Park High School

Fermilab

Ron

Levich

Vernon Hills High School

Haymarket, Anarchism, and Labour: How the Anarchist Movement Became Disassociated With Non-Anarchist Labour

Jeremy

Chamberlin

Waukegan High School

Jane Addams and the Women's Peace Party

Kaitlin

Arnashus

Von Steuben High School

Jane Addams' Hull House: Effect on Mexican Chicago in the 1920s

Megan

Hernandez

Von Steuben High School

Jane Addams: Children's RIghts at the Hull House

Jenny

Ciupinski

Maine South High School

Mae Jemmison: Defying Gender and Race Stereotyping and Discrimination in 1960s-1970s America

Olivia

Grondy

Payton College Prep High School

Marion Talbot

Vincent

Zarate

Mt. Carmel High School

Oak Park:  An All-American City

Brendan

Kelly

Mt. Carmel High School

Pearl Hart

Arun

Sharma

U of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Redefining Politics: Jame Addams and the Pacifist-Suffragists

Simone

Wallk

Payton College Prep High School

Robert Abbott: The Voice Behind "The Race"

Regina

Trejo

Regina Dominican High School

Roosevelt's Quarantine Speech

Arun

Maganti

Lincoln Park High School

Skidmore, Owings, & Merill

Nicholas

Ghuneim

Ridgewood High School

The People's Poet: Carl Sandburg Writes the Truth

Maria

DeLeon

Von Steuben High School

Time for a Change: Sophonisba Breckenridge's Influence on Traditional Gender Roles

Maria

Hatzisavas

Von Steuben High School

War of Words

Ciara

Murircheartaigh

U of Chicago Lab Schools High School

 

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