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Congratulations Seniors Advancing to State 2016
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history fair buttonCongratulations Students!

The following High School students will advance to the State Expo at the Prairie Convention Center in Springfield on May 5, 2016.

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

 

EXHIBITS

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

1963 Chicago Public School Boycott

Firdaus

Boufath

Aqsa High School

AC/DC: The Current War

Trista

Dearth

Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences

An At Bat for Opportunity

Carissa

Popp

Grayslake North High School

Animal Conservation with Marlin Perkins From 1940 to 1950

Lilian

Ngai

Ogden International High School

Binga and du Bois: African American Opportunities

Jalynn

Webb

Brooks College Prep

Blood Banking: The Great Exchange

Grace

Kleinaitis

Payton College Prep High School

Breaking Barriers: Jane Addams and Hull House

Abby

Vaughan

Maine South High School

Brotherhood, Union, Middle Class and Civil Rights

Julian

Razo

Mt. Carmel High School

Calumet Harbor

Viraat

Reddy

Vernon Hills High School

Carl Rogers: Exploring a New Therapeutic Treatment

Gabriella

Fragale

Maine West High School

Carl Rogers: Exploring a New Therapeutic Treatment

Lucy

Okrasinski

Maine West High School

Chicago and the Great Depression

David

Balaban

Stevenson High School

Chicago and the Great Depression

Samarth

Goel

Stevenson High School

Chicago and the Great Depression

Sauren

Gupta

Stevenson High School

Chicago and the Great Depression

Rohit

Mandava

Stevenson High School

Chicago Times-Herald Race of 1895

Danny

O'Donnell

Grayslake North High School

Chicago Tribune Tower Competition

Katie

Clancy

Regina Dominican High School

Chicago Tribune Tower Competition

Gillian

King

Regina Dominican High School

Chicago's Economy 1940-1950

Madeleine

Hall

Ogden International High School

Chinatown of Chicago

Sara

Fortman

Vernon Hills High School

Chinatown of Chicago

Joann

Kang

Vernon Hills High School

Cholera: The Misunderstood Epidemic

Marilu

Lara

Solorio Academy High School

Cholera: The Misunderstood Epidemic

Edith

Rosillo

Solorio Academy High School

Colored People in the White City

Aedin

Donahue

Regina Dominican High School

Colored People in the White City

Hailey

Hoffman

Regina Dominican High School

Columbian Exposition

Jacob

Jauregui

Mt. Carmel High School

Conducting Freedom

Kaydra

Kerr

Grayslake North High School

Determined Surgeon Shapes Chicago History

Karissa

Voida

Grayslake North High School

"Eighty Acres of Hell:" Camp Douglas and its Impact on Warfare Policy

Madelyn

Moy

Payton College Prep High School

"Eighty Acres of Hell:" Camp Douglas and its Impact on Warfare Policy

Audrey

Pettigrew

Payton College Prep High School

Ethel Payne: First Lady of the Black Press

Emily

Neis

Lincoln Park High School

Everything but the Squeal: Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

Marcanthony

Huang

Payton College Prep High School

Exchanging Cruel Captivity for Conservation

Monika

Falat

Nazareth Academy

Exchanging Cruel Captivity for Conservation

Erin

Lorenzen

Nazareth Academy

Exploring Malaria at Stateville

Allison

Wallin

Maine West High School

Failure of The Jungle

Mark

Biedke

Maine South High School

Failure of The Jungle

Randy

Lubash

Maine South High School

Frederick Law Olmsted Brings Nature to Chicago

Olivia

Pasko

Maine South High School

Frederick Law Olmsted Brings Nature to Chicago

Angelica

Wec

Maine South High School

Freedom Day Boycotts: The March Toward Equality

Yujing

Chen

Payton College Prep High School

Freedom Day Boycotts: The March Toward Equality

Grace

Hague

Payton College Prep High School

Freedom Day Boycotts: The March Toward Equality

Emma

Wu

Payton College Prep High School

Gurdon Hubbard and his Economic Development of Chicago

Mary

Mullarkey

Nazareth Academy

Gurdon Hubbard and his Economic Development of Chicago

Allison

Salata

Nazareth Academy

Iroquois Theater Fire

Justin

Beitzel

Vernon Hills High School

Iroquois Theater Fire

Cole

Guillaume

Vernon Hills High School

Juvenile Protective Association

Jazlyn

Compian

Solorio Academy High School

Juvenile Protective Association

Elizabeth

Hernandez

Solorio Academy High School

Marshall Field's: An American Symbol of Relief

Micaela

Foreman

Payton College Prep High School

Marshall Field's: An American Symbol of Relief

Courtney

Washington

Payton College Prep High School

Peering into Navy Pier

Brad

Burton

Maine West High School

Peering into Navy Pier

Myla

Casanova

Maine West High School

Peering into Navy Pier

Mary

Conneely

Maine West High School

Pioneering a Promise for Life

Nolan

Elsing

Grayslake North High School

Premature Infants: Their Lives Before and After the Development of Neonatal Care

Ali

Espevik

Maine South High School

Provident Hospital: Encountering and Curing Segregation in Medicine

Paulina

Gudel

Maine West High School

Provident Hospital: Encountering and Curing Segregation in Medicine

Samantha

Linek

Maine West High School

Richard Wright: Native Son

Raven

Galloway

Williams Preparatory School of Medicine

Second Wave Feminism and the Chicago Women's Liberation Union

Caitlin

Kromidas

Payton College Prep High School

Second Wave Feminism and the Chicago Women's Liberation Union

Katherine

Skiba

Payton College Prep High School

See the Voice: Abraham Lincoln - Ally of Deaf People

Skye

Curran

Grayslake North High School

Small Town Home, Big World Influence: The Story of Ray Bradbury and Waukegan

Abigail

Crombie

Waukegan High School

Small Town Home, Big World Influence: The Story of Ray Bradbury and Waukegan

Jacqueline

Moran

Waukegan High School

The Burnham Plan: Stimulation and Stratification

Jessie

Mitchell

Payton College Prep High School

The Burnham Plan: Stimulation and Stratification

Caitlin

Nygren

Payton College Prep High School

The Burnham Plan: Stimulation and Stratification

Vince

Scalise

Payton College Prep High School

The Burnham Plan: Stimulation and Stratification

Alexander

Vinarov

Payton College Prep High School

The Chicago Blues

Guiovanni

Hernandez

Lincoln Park High School

The Chicago Blues

McKenna

Jo

Lincoln Park High School

The Chicago Film Industry

Veronica

Kovalenko

Ridgewood High School

The Chicago Film Industry

Mariya

Kysylyuk

Ridgewood High School

The Eastland: Encountering Disaster and Exploring Change

Martina

Pizzo

Ridgewood High School

The Eastland: Encountering Disaster and Exploring Change

Nisreen

Saadeh

Ridgewood High School

The Great African-American Migration

Sidrah

Tariq

Payton College Prep High School

The Great Migration: Encounters Between Black and White Residents in Chicago

Victor

Hernandez

Lincoln Park High School

The Great Migration: Encounters Between Black and White Residents in Chicago

David

Hernandez

Lincoln Park High School

The Great Migration: Encounters Between Black and White Residents in Chicago

Daniel

Moreno

Lincoln Park High School

The Great Migration: Encounters Between Black and White Residents in Chicago

Danny

Perez

Lincoln Park High School

The History of French Impressionism

Nicole

Soderlind

Maine South High School

The Hull House

Carol

Teran

Solorio Academy High School

The Human Zoo: Encounters with Racism

Abigail

Afriyie

Evanston Township High School

The Human Zoo: Encounters with Racism

Alainnah

Brown

Evanston Township High School

The Human Zoo: Encounters with Racism

Sydney

Ellis

Evanston Township High School

The Illinois & Michigan Canal

Ben

Faibussowitsch

Lincoln Park High School

The Illinois & Michigan Canal

Zach

Tuite

Lincoln Park High School

The Importance of Chicago's Movie Theaters Throughout History

Eleni

Bethke

Lincoln Park High School

The Johnson Publishing Company

Isamar

Briseno

Washington High School

The Johnson Publishing Company

Caitlyn

Montejano

Washington High School

The Johnson Publishing Company

Raven

Varela

Washington High School

The Manhattan Project

Christian

Apostolopoulos

Maine West High School

The Mother of All Pandemics

Francesca

Milito

Lincoln Park High School

The Pathway to Economic Success

Maryam

Ahmad

College Preparatory School of America High School

The Pathway to Economic Success

Zainab

Mohammed

College Preparatory School of America High School

The Pathway to Economic Success

Ayesha

Mohammed

College Preparatory School of America High School

The Pathway to Economic Success

Hafsah

Nawaz

College Preparatory School of America High School

The Surrealist Movement of Chicago

Zoe

Bishop

Lincoln Park High School

The Surrealist Movement of Chicago

Milena

Maniaci

Lincoln Park High School

The Top Echelon Informant Program

Emily

Nash

Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences

The Wright Way: Unfortgettable Architecture

Cameron

Roark

Grayslake North High School

Unraveling the Structure

Kiersa

Berg

Evanston Township High School

Unraveling the Structure

Andy

Soglin

Evanston Township High School

Voice for the Mad

Tierra

Mason

Williams Preparatory School of Medicine

Where's the Beef?

Rachel

Cavazos

Lincoln Park High School

Where's the Beef?

Bria

Hurtado

Lincoln Park High School

Where's the Beef?

Eric

Sandoval

Lincoln Park High School

 

DOCUMENTARIES

NOTES
1. 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.
2. STATE ONLY: Documentaries have advances to the Illinois History Day, will present before judges, and will be eligible for State Awards. However, the projects will not be considered for advancement to NHD.

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

A,B,Cs and 1,2,3s: Elizabeth Harrison and her Impact in Education

Maria

Flach

Nazareth Academy

State only

A,B,Cs and 1,2,3s: Elizabeth Harrison and her Impact in Education

Harika

Reddy

Nazareth Academy

State only

A,B,Cs and 1,2,3s: Elizabeth Harrison and her Impact in Education

Maya

Vondrasek

Nazareth Academy

State only

Behind the Camera, Above the Law, Ahead of Her Time: Chicago Policewoman Alice Clement

Liza

Edwards-Levin

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

State only

Behind the Camera, Above the Law, Ahead of Her Time: Chicago Policewoman Alice Clement

Annika

List

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

State only

Behind the Camera, Above the Law, Ahead of Her Time: Chicago Policewoman Alice Clement

Leah

Umanskiy

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

State only

Chicago '68 Democratic Convention

Catherine

Johnson

Payton College Prep High School

Civil Rights Hero: Emmitt Till

Natori

Lee

Westinghouse Career Academy

State only

Commodore's Courageous Cartoons

Jesse

Bonaguro

Nazareth Academy

Commodore's Courageous Cartoons

Brooke

Gawel

Nazareth Academy

Commodore's Courageous Cartoons

Peter

Kelly

Nazareth Academy

Commodore's Courageous Cartoons

Carlie

Wilson

Nazareth Academy

Cutting the Wire: Popularization of Radio to Television

Cesar

Ramirez

Taft High School

Dr. Wallace C. Abbott: Revolutionizing the Medical World Through Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange

Alex

Creevy

Nazareth Academy

State only

Dr. Wallace C. Abbott: Revolutionizing the Medical World Through Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange

Evangelina

Gutierrez

Nazareth Academy

State only

Dr. Wallace C. Abbott: Revolutionizing the Medical World Through Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange

David

Palacios

Nazareth Academy

State only

Elaine May Paves the Way for American Comediennes

Julien

Bendelac

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Elaine May Paves the Way for American Comediennes

Paige

Fishman

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Elaine May Paves the Way for American Comediennes

Isabel

Levin

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Elaine May Paves the Way for American Comediennes

Alex

Rodman

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Elaine May Paves the Way for American Comediennes

Ellie

Roussos

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Hispanic Immigration to Waukegan

Kassandra

Amaya

Waukegan High School

Hispanic Immigration to Waukegan

Jaime

Blanco

Waukegan High School

Hispanic Immigration to Waukegan

Adriana

Campa

Waukegan High School

Hispanic Immigration to Waukegan

Jonathan

Marquina

Waukegan High School

Hispanic Immigration to Waukegan

Nestor

Padilla

Waukegan High School

Hollywood on the Prairie

Gianna

Sparacio

Regina Dominican High School

Hot Dogs and Immigrants: The Chicago Connection

Noah

Rogers

Evanston Township High School

State only

Jane Byrne, Cabrini-Green, and the Failure of Public Housing in Chicago

Julianna

Ritzu

Payton College Prep High School

Japanese, American, Chicagoan: A Question of Identity

Pascale

Boonstra

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Japanese, American, Chicagoan: A Question of Identity

Zora

Navarre-Cleary

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Made For Children Everywhere: The Founding of Chicago's Juvenile Justice System

Alex

Azar

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Made For Children Everywhere: The Founding of Chicago's Juvenile Justice System

Else

Erling

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Made For Children Everywhere: The Founding of Chicago's Juvenile Justice System

Bailey

Garb

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Made For Children Everywhere: The Founding of Chicago's Juvenile Justice System

Allie

Kreitman

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Poisoned Past, Bright Future

Josie

Blake

Waukegan High School

Poisoned Past, Bright Future

Katherine

Flesher

Waukegan High School

Poisoned Past, Bright Future

Liesl

Greider

Waukegan High School

Poisoned Past, Bright Future

Kathia

Perez

Waukegan High School

Poisoned Past, Bright Future

Kara

Stiver

Waukegan High School

Polish Catholics: Fight Against Americanization

Alina

Bosak

Maine South High School

Pui Tak Center in Chicago

Anna

Heins

Niles West High School

State only

Pui Tak Center in Chicago

Quynh-Mai

Le

Niles West High School

State only

The Bone Wars and the Evolution of American Museums

Grace

Broderick

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

The Bone Wars and the Evolution of American Museums

Tobias

Ginsburg

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

The Bone Wars and the Evolution of American Museums

Brad

Koontz

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

The Chicago Film Industry

Hannah

Forrider

Payton College Prep High School

The Chicago Film Industry

Melania

Hillery

Payton College Prep High School

The Exchanges of Maxwell Street

Jessica

Flores

Lincoln Park High School

The Exchanges of Maxwell Street

Daniel

Marroquin

Lincoln Park High School

The Exchanges of Maxwell Street

Katheryn

Padilla

Lincoln Park High School

The Exchanges of Maxwell Street

Alice

Tran

Lincoln Park High School

The Manhattan Project: Exploring the Fallout

Manikandan

Swaminathan

Stevenson High School

The Pill: A Controversial Contraceptive & its Chicago Connection

Caroline

Caruso

Lincoln Park High School

 

The Pill: A Controversial Contraceptive & its Chicago Connection

Anna

Kaganovich

Lincoln Park High School

The Positive Effects of the Gatreaux Assisted Housing Program

Emily

Williams

Nazareth Academy

State only

The Visionary 1909 Plan of Chicago

Meghan

Nelson

Nazareth Academy

The Visionary 1909 Plan of Chicago

Michelle

Nelson

Nazareth Academy

PERFORMANCES

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

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Alice Hamilton: A Voice in the Wilderness

Mary Kate

Baughman

Independent Scholar

Christian Fenger & Cook County Hospital

Sabreen

Alharsha

Aqsa High School

Encountering our National Crime: Ida B. Wells Anti-Lynching Exchange

Ananya

Shah

Stevenson High School

Exploring Rights, Encountering Resistance, and Exchanging Ideas in the CTU

Roman

Ahmed

Lincoln Park High School

Exploring Rights, Encountering Resistance, and Exchanging Ideas in the CTU

Annalee

Ith

Lincoln Park High School

Exploring Rights, Encountering Resistance, and Exchanging Ideas in the CTU

Rachel

Miller

Lincoln Park High School

Exploring Rights, Encountering Resistance, and Exchanging Ideas in the CTU

Jeffrey

Sagun

Lincoln Park High School

One More Beating Heart: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams

Allison

Witkowski

Ridgewood High School

String Theory: Maud Powell and the Development of American Classical Music

Wilson

King

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

String Theory: Maud Powell and the Development of American Classical Music

Emma

Muller

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

String Theory: Maud Powell and the Development of American Classical Music

Jessica

Stein

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

String Theory: Maud Powell and the Development of American Classical Music

Katherine

Zhang

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

 

Superior WEBSITES (blue ribbon)

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Big Mind, Small Government: Milton Friedman and his Radical Economic Idea

Samarth

Madduru

Stevenson High School

Chicago Freedom Movement: A Fight for Change

Stefanie

Mena

Prosser Career Academy

Chicago Women's Liberation Union

Gabriela

Granados

Taft High School

Chicago Women's Liberation Union

Samantha

Schwieger

Taft High School

Chicago Women's Liberation Union: Fighting to Decrease Sexism

Ariana

Stephens

Prosser Career Academy

Communism and Civil Rights: An Exchange of Ideas

Isaac

Gershberg

Payton College Prep High School

Communism and Civil Rights: An Exchange of Ideas

Annie

McGill

Payton College Prep High School

Communism and Civil Rights: An Exchange of Ideas

Fiona

O'Brien

Payton College Prep High School

Communism and Civil Rights: An Exchange of Ideas

Amelia

Rosenbaum

Payton College Prep High School

Daniel Burnham: Make No Little Plans

Emily

Solano

Prosser Career Academy

Den Amerikanska Drommen

Daniel

Yates

Grayslake North High School

Emmitt Till

Jade

Henderson

Westinghouse Career Academy

Emmitt Till

Raven

Moore

Westinghouse Career Academy

Emmitt Till

Mandie

Xu

Westinghouse Career Academy

Flappernomics: Women as Comsumers and Products in the Jazz Age

Ella

Altimarno

Payton College Prep High School

Flappernomics: Women as Comsumers and Products in the Jazz Age

Abby

Rooney

Payton College Prep High School

Flappernomics: Women as Comsumers and Products in the Jazz Age

Bibiana

Torres

Payton College Prep High School

Influenza Epidemic of 1918 & Role of Nurses

Brooke

Fujishima

Lincoln Park High School

Influenza Epidemic of 1918 & Role of Nurses

Maks

Melnyk

Lincoln Park High School

Influenza Epidemic of 1918 & Role of Nurses

Abby

Valencia

Lincoln Park High School

Jane and Women's Reproductive Rights in the 1960s and 1970s

Alex

Bussey

Payton College Prep High School

Jane and Women's Reproductive Rights in the 1960s and 1970s

Kayla

Colvin

Payton College Prep High School

Jane and Women's Reproductive Rights in the 1960s and 1970s

Ana

Silberg

Payton College Prep High School

Make Law, Not War: Resolving Illinois' Slavery Question Via the State Constitutions

Jason

Chang

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Make Law, Not War: Resolving Illinois' Slavery Question Via the State Constitutions

Alec

Kaplan

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Make Law, Not War: Resolving Illinois' Slavery Question Via the State Constitutions

Shaunak

Puri

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Science in the Public Interest: The Founding of the National Labs

Kyle

Adlaka

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Science in the Public Interest: The Founding of the National Labs

Jonathan

Lippman

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

Science in the Public Interest: The Founding of the National Labs

Zach

Volchenboum

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

The Commies are Coming! Chicago's Civil Defense During the Cold War

Danish

Karim

Niles North High School

The Commies are Coming! Chicago's Civil Defense During the Cold War

Clint

Moon

Niles North High School

The Commies are Coming! Chicago's Civil Defense During the Cold War

Brandon

Nguyen

Niles North High School

The Commies are Coming! Chicago's Civil Defense During the Cold War

Jannerius

Quimbo

Niles North High School

The Pill:  The Medical March towards women's rights

Cristina

Ciubancan

Lincoln Park High School

The Pill:  The Medical March towards women's rights

Brent

Waterfield

Lincoln Park High School

Vietnamese Immigration to Chicago

Victoria

Amponsah

Waukegan High School

Vietnamese Immigration to Chicago

Helen

Luu

Waukegan High School

 

Superior PAPERS (blue ribbon)

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

A Right of Grace or Liberty

Devin

Thomas

Independent Scholar

Fighting a Foreign Enemy at Home

Joshua

Hu

Stevenson High School

From Affliction to Progress: 19th Century Chicago Epidemics

Cristian

Molina

Lincoln Park High School

Home Insurance Building

McKenna

Soch

Maine West High School

How did the Great Migration affect Chicago?

Emily

Arroyo

Prosser Career Academy

Judy Chicago: The Exploration of Feminist Art

Wendy

Andrade

Prosser Career Academy

Katherine Dunham: Dancing Her Way to the Top

Ashely

Conner

Prosser Career Academy

One for all: The Stateville Penitentiary Malaria Study

Sophie

Jensen

Lincoln Park High School

One Nation Under God: How the Parliament of Religions Expanded Americans' Beliefs

Erika

Anderson

Von Steuben High School

Redemptive Reform: Eleanor Roosevelt's Voice in the New Deal

Gabriella

Wallk

Payton College Prep High School

Shift in the Use of Tax Increment Financing in Chicago

Thomas

Hildebrand

Payton College Prep High School

Technology of the Columbian Exposition

Lourdes

Duerkop

Maine South High School

The 1860 Republican National Convention

Patrick

Kaminski

Mt. Carmel High School

The 1919 Chicago Race Riots:  Chicago's Influence on a National Adversary

Nolan

Panepinto

Mt. Carmel High School

The Chicago Black Renaissance: The Arts & Activism that Changed Chicago

Julia

Miller

Lincoln Park High School

The Chicago Influenza Epidemic of 1918

Kevin

Kicmal

Maine South High School

The Cost of Liberty: W.E.B. du Bois

Mohammed Hassan

Saleemi

College Preparatory School of America High School

The Creation of the Chicago Board of Sewerage Commission

Sean

Farrell

Mt. Carmel High School

The Effects of Andrew Jackson's Spoils System on the Black Hawk War

Monica

Lewis

University of Chicago Lab Schools High School

The Negative Effects of the Haymarket Affair on the Labor Movement

Justice

Delli Bovi

Mt. Carmel High School

The Reversal of Chicago

Kyle

Arnashus

Von Steuben High School

The Trial of Leopold & Loeb : A Change of Viewpoint

Hayden

Apel

Lincoln Park High School

The Unbreakable Circuit

Katiri

Sherman

Payton College Prep High School

The World's Fair: Gateway to Contemporary Chicago

Macrina

Forest

Lincoln Park High School

 

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