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Congratulations Juniors 2017

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Congratulations to all the schools that participated in the 2017 Metro Junior History Fair!

Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School
Alcott Elementary School
Algonquin Middle School
Armstrong Elementary School
British School of Chicago
Catherine Cook School
Chicago Academy Elementary
Clinton Elementary School
Coonley Elementary School
Decatur Classical School
DePriest Elementary School
Divine Providence School
Earhart School
Edgebrook Elementary School
Edison Park Elementary
Edison Regional Gifted Center
Edwards Elementary School
Ellington Elementary School
Francis Global Academy, Pope
Gallistel Language Academy
Garvy Elementary School
Haines School
Hamline Elementary School
Hawthorne Scholastic Academy
Hayt School
Healy Elementary School
Immanuel Lutheran School

Independent Scholars
Jackson Language Academy
Jamieson Elementary School
Keller Regional Gifted Center
Kenwood Academic Center
Lakeview Junior High
Lane Tech Academic Center
Lincoln Elementary School
Locke Charter School
Lorca Elementary School
Mannheim Middle School
Mayer Elementary School
McPherson Elementary School
Mead Jr. High School
Moos Elementary School
Murphy Elementary School
Namaste Charter School
Nettelhorst Elementary School
Newberry Math and Science  Academy
Nkrumah Academy
Obama Learning Academy
Ogden International School of  Chicago
Onahan Elementary School
Parker Junior High School
Peirce Elementary School
Peterson Elementary School
Prieto Math and Science  Academy
Pritzker Elementary School

Quest Academy
Ray Elementary School
Shields Middle School
Skinner North Elementary School
Skinner West Classical School
Solomon School
South Loop Elementary
St. Cletus School
St. Daniel the Prophet School
St. Giles School
St. Josaphat School
St. Leonard School
St. Luke Academy
St. Luke Parish School
St. Mary School
St. Walter School
Taft Academic Center
Thorp Scholastic Academy
Twain Elementary School
Twin Groves Middle School
University of Chicago
- Woodson Middle School
UNO Charter - Rogers Park  School
Volta Elementary School
Ward Elementary School
White Learning Academy
Whitney Young Academic Center
Wildwood World Magnet IB School

The following Junior-level projects will advance to the State Expo at the Prairie Convention Center in Springfield on May 4, 2017.

Illinois History Day information can be downloaded on the Dates and Deadlines page (Juniors) page or the Download Center.

EXHIBITS

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

1979 Chicago Blizzard: Voters Take a Stand

Elizabeth

Garcia

UNO Charter - Rogers Park School

1979 Chicago Blizzard: Voters Take a Stand

Divine

Iwedike

UNO Charter - Rogers Park School

A Chance for Life: Taking a Stand Against Infant Mortality in Chicago

Brenna

Humphris

Lakeview Junior High

A Chance for Life: Taking a Stand Against Infant Mortality in Chicago

Ryan

Rosignal

Lakeview Junior High

A House Divided: Abraham Lincoln Takes A Stand To Save The Union

Sami

Goslin

St. Luke Parish School

A House Divided: Abraham Lincoln Takes A Stand To Save The Union

Alexa

Padula

St. Luke Parish School

Afro American Police League Sensitivity and Non-Sensitivity

Kendall

Larry

Keller Regional Gifted Center

Ali vs. Vietnam

Lillian

Eig

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Alton Observer

Anna

Truong

Hayt School

America First: America's Greatest Heroes to the Politics of Fear

Julien

Stiehl

Pritzker Elementary School

American Airlines Flight 191

Daniella

Hurtado

St. Leonard School

Andy Warhol's LGBTQ+ Works

Phoebe

McChesney

Edgebrook Elementary School

Black is Beautiful

Binita

Adhikari

Armstrong Elementary School

Black is Beautiful

Yareli

Avila

Armstrong Elementary School

Black is Beautiful

Neshia

Davis

Armstrong Elementary School

Black Power

Kayla

Jones

Kenwood Academic Center

Burnham Builds Chicago

Eileen

Weger

Divine Providence School

Chicago Defender

Dejiah

Beatty

University of Chicago - Woodson Middle School

Chicago Freedom Movement

Nora

Clements

St. Giles School

Chicago's Fight Against Vice

Melany

Guzman

Edwards Elementary School

Chicago's Fight Against Vice

Abigail

Islas

Edwards Elementary School

Chicago's Fight for Fair Housing: The Failures of the Chicago Housing Authority

Lisbeth

Guzman

Edwards Elementary School

Chicago's Fight for Fair Housing: The Failures of the Chicago Housing Authority

Mariana

Perez

Edwards Elementary School

Clarence Darrow: Defending the American Underdog is Never An Easy Task

Maxwell

McNamara

Mayer Elementary School

Consequential Commodore Comics

Laura

Amezado

Armstrong Elementary School

Consequential Commodore Comics

Diana

Polus

Armstrong Elementary School

Consequential Commodore Comics

Ariba

Vahora

Armstrong Elementary School

Constructing the Sears Tower

Hadli

Joyce

Ogden International School of Chicago

Division Street Riots

Luis

Gonzalez

Moos Elementary School

Division Street Riots

Xavier

Morales Green

Moos Elementary School

Division Street Riots

Jeremiah

Santana

Moos Elementary School

Down and Out: Homelessness in Chicago

Katherine

Enright

St. Walter School

Dr. Dan: A Stand for Undivided Health Care

Arlo

Johnston

Peterson Elementary School

Dr. Margaret Burroughs & the DuSable Museum

Joey

Delulio

Mead Jr. High School

Dr. Margaret Burroughs & the DuSable Museum

Monika

Narain

Mead Jr. High School

Dr. Margaret Burroughs & the DuSable Museum

Stella

Tsogtjargal

Mead Jr. High School

Earl Hines

Rowan

Cloum

Onahan Elementary School

Earl Hines

Stephanie

Nosal

Onahan Elementary School

Edward Coles and the Stand Against Slavery in Illinois

Mati

Kalopisis

Immanuel Lutheran School

Euphemia Lofton-Hayes

Azaria

Williams

Ellington Elementary School

Fight for Our Votes

Lily

Chen

Healy Elementary School

Fight for Our Votes

Samantha

Huang

Healy Elementary School

Florence Kelley: A Woman of Ambition

Billy

McMillin

Edison Park Elementary

Florence Kelley: A Woman of Ambition

Kaitlyn

Ravury

Edison Park Elementary

Florence Kelley: Factory Inspector of Illinois

Eloise

Barnett

Catherine Cook School

Frank Lloyd Wright "A Curator"

Sasha

Bachleda

Ogden International School of Chicago

From Killarney to Chicago: The Real Lord of the Dance

Mia

Fritsch-Anderson

Pritzker Elementary School

Grace Abbott

Priyanka

Prasanna

Twin Groves Middle School

Grace Abbott

Kiran

Sajnani

Twin Groves Middle School

Grace Trout and the Fight for Justice

Emily

Sands

Catherine Cook School

Grace Trout and the Fight for Justice

Francesca

Turrinelli

Catherine Cook School

Hail the Conquering Hero

Michael

Musker

Edison Regional Gifted Center

Hazel Johnson: Mother of Environmental Justice

Asata

Young

Kenwood Academic Center

Hear Us Roar: Women Standing Up for Women's Rights

Sydney

Curran

Pritzker Elementary School

Hello Democrooks: Welcome to Chicago

Mark

Alvarez

Jackson Language Academy

Hello Democrooks: Welcome to Chicago

Leslie

Alvarez

Jackson Language Academy

Housing Rights

Emyline

Kirda

Chicago Academy Elementary

Housing Rights

Alejandra

Salgado

Chicago Academy Elementary

Hull House

Toni

Adisa

British School of Chicago

Hull House

Sofi

Burciaga

British School of Chicago

Hull House

Liam

Nelson

British School of Chicago

Hull House

Eddy

Pitron

British School of Chicago

Hull House: A Social Force Driving Chicago in the 19th Century

Maya

Downs

Lane Tech Academic Center

Hull House: A Social Force Driving Chicago in the 19th Century

Yamilett

Estrada-Reyes

Lane Tech Academic Center

Hull House: A Social Force Driving Chicago in the 19th Century

Iliana

Garner

Lane Tech Academic Center

Ida B Wells Takes a Stand Against Lynching

Rebecca

Chan

South Loop Elementary

Illinois in the Civil War: A Helping Hand For The Union

Hamza

Farah

Clinton Elementary School

Illinois in the Civil War: A Helping Hand For The Union

Sana

Nanalawala

Clinton Elementary School

Inspiration to Innovation: The Chicago Bauhaus

Peter

Bremer-Feit

Whitney Young Academic Center

Inspiration to Innovation: The Chicago Bauhaus

Huiyi

Lin

Whitney Young Academic Center

Inspiration to Innovation: The Chicago Bauhaus

Jerry

Quan

Whitney Young Academic Center

Inspiration to Innovation: The Chicago Bauhaus

Elijah

Yonker

Whitney Young Academic Center

JANE: The Fight Before Abortion Was Legal

Natasha

O'Brien

Nettelhorst Elementary School

JANE: The Fight Before Abortion Was Legal

Thea

Reames-Henry

Nettelhorst Elementary School

John H. Johnson and African-American Journalism

Stephen

Thomas

Independent Scholars - Junior

John Paul Stevens

Lorraine

McNaughton

Onahan Elementary School

Judy Chicago

Isabel

Parrales

St. Daniel the Prophet School

Judy Chicago

Natalie

Parrales

St. Daniel the Prophet School

Justice League

Aldo

Narvaez

Shields Middle School

Make No Little Plans

Marissa

Ulie

Wildwood World Magnet IB School

Memorial Day Massacre: Peaceful Protest to Bloody Battle, Who's to Blame? Giselle Figueroa Algonquin Middle School
Memorial Day Massacre: Peaceful Protest to Bloody Battle, Who's to Blame? Natalie Cisneros Algonquin Middle School

Minnie Minoso: Game Changer

Duffy

Charles

Edgebrook Elementary School

Nancy Grace Roman's Fight for Women in the Sciences

Grace

Chen

Whitney Young Academic Center

Nancy Grace Roman's Fight for Women in the Sciences

Zofie

Christian

Whitney Young Academic Center

Nancy Grace Roman's Fight for Women in the Sciences

Laura

Pilchen

Whitney Young Academic Center

Paperback Writer : Ray Bradbury

Brianna

McDaniel

St. Walter School

Peter Cartwright: A Fight Against Slavery

Kylee

Stammer

Immanuel Lutheran School

Play Like A Girl: Title IX

Jamie

Powdermaker

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Progressive Era: Chicago Women's Club

Fionn

Hui

Jackson Language Academy

Progressive Era: Chicago Women's Club

Taisia

Kalinina

Jackson Language Academy

Pullman Strike of 1894

Ricky

Ho

Haines School

Pullman Strike of 1894

Victor

Huang

Haines School

Pullman Strike of 1894

Andy

Liu

Haines School

Recycling Chicago: Ken Dunn and the Hyde Park Resource Center

Miles

Malony

Pritzker Elementary School

Redlining: The Story of the Contract Buyers League

Nina

Fonseca

Whitney Young Academic Center

Redlining: The Story of the Contract Buyers League

Sophia

Huh

Whitney Young Academic Center

Redlining: The Story of the Contract Buyers League

Ella

Koleno

Whitney Young Academic Center

Redlining: The Story of the Contract Buyers League

Ava

Penn

Whitney Young Academic Center

Redlining: The Story of the Contract Buyers League

Maya

Westbrook

Whitney Young Academic Center

Refuge for Immigrants

Jia Yi

Huang

Haines School

Refuge for Immigrants

Lina

Mei

Haines School

Refuge for Immigrants

Sherry

Wu

Haines School

Richard Nickel and Preservation Then and Now

Willem

Wauters

Mayer Elementary School

Richard Nickel: Some Stand Still

Quinn

Zintl

Jackson Language Academy

Robert Miliken: Chicago's Physicist

Cynthia

Di

Whitney Young Academic Center

Robert Miliken: Chicago's Physicist

Chrisina

Li

Whitney Young Academic Center

Robert Miliken: Chicago's Physicist

Zachary

Troher

Whitney Young Academic Center

Robert Miliken: Chicago's Physicist

Evan

Wong

Whitney Young Academic Center

Robert Miliken: Chicago's Physicist

Daniel

Zhang

Whitney Young Academic Center

Robert R. McCormick: Champion of the Freedom of Expression

Bella

Kim

Twin Groves Middle School

Saving Buildings: One Click at a Time

Vincent

Fetsch

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

Standing Up and Sitting Out: African American Protest at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition

Lucy

Webb

South Loop Elementary

Sweet "Home" Chicago:  The Chicago Freedom Movement and Fair Housing Acts

Julia

Gershberg

Skinner West Classical School

Taking a Stand to Provide Homes for Working Families: The Rosalie Villas

Meghan

Hammond

South Loop Elementary

Taking a Stand: The DNC of 1968

Paulina

Grela

Twain Elementary School

Taking a Stand: The Pullman Strike of 1894

David

Kim

Twin Groves Middle School

Taking a Stand: The Pullman Strike of 1894

Jessie

Kim

Twin Groves Middle School

The "Strikehold": The Memorial Day Massacre -- "Little Steel Strike" and Worker Unions of 1937

Christi

Babayeju

Skinner West Classical School

The Black Panther Party:  Standing up for Civil Rights

Gabriel

Inojosa

Edgebrook Elementary School

The Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU): Women Taking A Stand

Shaliha

Gaffor

Solomon School

The Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU): Women Taking A Stand

Olivia

Ilie

Solomon School

The Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU): Women Taking A Stand

Maggie

Phan

Solomon School

The Columbian Exposition of 1893: The Fair that Changed the World

Claire

Riley

Skinner North Elementary School

The Death of a Black Panther: Fred Hampton

Katie

Lee

Twin Groves Middle School

The Facts Will Never Die

Sofia

DeAngeles

Edison Regional Gifted Center

The Fight For What's Right Autumn Hardy Locke Charter School
The Fight for What's Right Alexia Smith Locke Charter School

The Founding of Girl Scouts

Sofi

Rodriguez

Pritzker Elementary School

The Great Buildings of the Chicago World's Fair, 1893

Elliana

Hernandez

Garvy Elementary School

The Great Defender : Clarence Darrow

Raymond

Cantelo

St. Walter School

The Great Emancipator

Lena

Lawal

Kenwood Academic Center

The Haymarket Riot

Kendra

O'Keefe

Edison Regional Gifted Center

The Illinois Coalition To Abolish The Death Penalty

Ariel

Roberts

St. Luke Parish School

The Jungle: The Meatpacking Industry in Chicago

Ericka

Kantor

St. Giles School

The Merchant Prince: Harry Selfridge - Retail Innovator

Mark Anthony

Martin

St. Walter School

The Mission for Momentum

Koen

Powell

Ogden International School of Chicago

The Most Dangerous Woman: Jane Addams and the WILPF Organization

Sophie

Donnellan

Lincoln Elementary School

The Most Dangerous Woman: Jane Addams and the WILPF Organization

Kyra

Nono

Lincoln Elementary School

The Negro Motorist Green Book

Jacob

Copeland

Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School

The Night Chicago Burned

Jenna

Carioscia

Lincoln Elementary School

The Night Chicago Burned

Ellory

Morro

Lincoln Elementary School

'The Picasso': The Development of Public Art

Jasmine

Goldboss

Pritzker Elementary School

The Potawatami Warriors: Death by Freedom

Allyson

Powell

Ogden International School of Chicago

The President Has Been Shot!

Anna

Bastuga

Lakeview Junior High

The President Has Been Shot!

Katie

Bastuga

Lakeview Junior High

The President Has Been Shot!

Anabella

Chlada

Lakeview Junior High

The Protests at the 1968 DNC

Maura

Jasper

Divine Providence School

The Pullman Strike

Natalia

Jasinska

Mead Jr. High School

The Pullman Strike

Skye

La Rosa

Mead Jr. High School

The Pullman Strike

Johnathon

Mazeikis

Mead Jr. High School

The Pullman Strike

Aaliyah

Short

Keller Regional Gifted Center

The Spoken Word of Harriet Monroe

Simran

Parkash

Solomon School

The Spoken Word of Harriet Monroe

Sylvie

Tran

Solomon School

The Spoken Word of Harriet Monroe

Donya

Yafai

Solomon School

The Struggle for Suffrage

Delaney

Haas

Chicago Academy Elementary

The Struggle for Suffrage

Janet

Roman

Chicago Academy Elementary

The White City: Columbian Exposition World's Fair 1893

Julia

Benes

Jackson Language Academy

The White City: Columbian Exposition World's Fair 1893

Kara

Gorman

Jackson Language Academy

Undercover Citizens

Daniela

Munoz

Gallistel Language Academy

Union Stockyards: Exposing the Deplorable Conditions

Viridiana

Gonzalez

Edwards Elementary School

Union Stockyards: Exposing the Deplorable Conditions

Andrea

Macias

Edwards Elementary School

We Take A Stand At Haymarket Square: 8 Hours For Work, 8 Hours For Sleep, 8 Hours For What We Will

Emma

Dunaway

St. Luke Parish School

Wilson Wagons

Alicia

Thompson-Wells

Earhart School

Wobblies: Extremists or Revolutionaries

Ben

Kwak

Pritzker Elementary School

Women's Power and Progress

Julia

Banez

Thorp Scholastic Academy

Women's Power and Progress

Jill

Mark

Thorp Scholastic Academy

Women's Rights in Chicago

Juliana

Damian

Mannheim Middle School

Women's Rights in Chicago

Selma

Duratovic

Mannheim Middle School

 

DOCUMENTARIES


Thank you for your patience!  If title is followed by a *, the documentary will be presented in the State room and will not compete for NHD. Only a certain number of slots are allocated for NHD.

Bring a DVD and USB of the project to ensure friendly technology. In NHD-rooms, expect to leave a copy with your judges for the run-off. No internet allowed. Be sure to label your dvd and usb (place in ziplock with your name and title).

Project Name - INDIVIDUAL DOCS
First Name Last Name School Name
Black Panthers & Community Building* Anthrius Carter University of Chicago - Woodson Middle School
Chicago Block Clubs:Hope for the City * Annika Nelson Decatur Classical School
Ellen Swallow Richards * Amelie Sanchez Decatur Classical School
Jack Spratt Sit Ins Annalise Heald Skinner West Classical School
Joel Hall Leaders Leap Maren McChesney Edgebrook Elementary School
Katharine Dunham: Standing up to Discrimination and Injustice through Dance Josie Arnold Quest Academy
Katherine Dunham: Breaking the Color Barrier in American Dance Jada Wordlaw Kenwood Academic Center
Lucy Parsons: A Radical Visionary Colleen DeAllaume Lane Tech Academic Center
Mahalia Jackson Sang and Studs Terkel Listened * Elizabeth Brahin Ogden International School of Chicago
Metal in Shades of Blue * Nicholas Kapp Edison Regional Gifted Center
Richard Nickel- Architectural Preservationist Emmett Shumaker Skinner West Classical School
Taking a Stand Against Segregation: Benny Goodman and Jazz Swing Band Joaquin Ancheta Hawthorne Scholastic Academy
Taking A Stand for Desegregated Public Housing: The Gautreaux Lawsuits
Aaron Faier Akiba-Schechter
The 1968 Democratic Convention Bailey Harris Alcott Elementary School
The Century and a Half Battle for Chicago's Lakefront* Grayson Landsman Quest Academy
The Defender: Standing Up for the Truth Micah Kohng Decatur Classical School
The Haymarket Affair Amelia Scharpf St. Mary School
The Rainbow Coalition * Surya Newa Catherine Cook School
The Whole World is Watching Documentary Eric Ward Catherine Cook School
WVON and the Civil Rights Movement Phoenix Savage

Kenwood Academic Center

Project Name - GROUP DOCS

First Name

Last Name

School Name

A Cannon Shot Straight For Equality: One Woman's Fight for an Education

Meglan

Omera

Mead Jr. High School

A Cannon Shot Straight For Equality: One Woman's Fight for an Education

Anika

Palkhiwala

Mead Jr. High School

A Cannon Shot Straight For Equality: One Woman's Fight for an Education

Adya

Verma

Mead Jr. High School

Architecture The Wright Way

Isabel

Hopson

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Architecture The Wright Way

Olivia

Texidor

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Chicago: The Most Segregated City and How it Became That Way

Ethan

Fox

Alcott Elementary School

Chicago: The Most Segregated City and How it Became That Way

Josh

Healing

Alcott Elementary School

Hidden History

Zosi

Gutierrez-Clark

Coonley Elementary School

Hidden History

Zoe

Hanson

Coonley Elementary School

Judy Chicago: The Server of Feminist Art Kylie Shraiberg Lincoln Elementary School
Judy Chicago: The Server of Feminist Art Michaela Whiteley Lincoln Elementary School

Radium Girls: Taking a Glow in History

Adela-Mihaela

Jianu

Whitney Young Academic Center

Radium Girls: Taking a Glow in History

Roshni

Mathew

Whitney Young Academic Center

Radium Girls: Taking a Glow in History

Iman

Mohajir

Whitney Young Academic Center

Radium Girls: Taking a Glow in History

Connor

Roche

Whitney Young Academic Center

Taking a Stand Against Hate and Discrimination: The Agony of the Japanese Internment Camps

Eleanor

Corken

Decatur Classical School

Taking a Stand Against Hate and Discrimination: The Agony of the Japanese Internment Camps

Neha

Rishi

Decatur Classical School

The Days of Rage: Riots in Chicago 1969

Bennett

Drak

Catherine Cook School

The Days of Rage: Riots in Chicago 1969

Ned

Wojcik

Catherine Cook School

The Summer of Hate

Esha

Akhtar

Armstrong Elementary School

The Summer of Hate

Robert

Igbokwe

Armstrong Elementary School

The Summer of Hate

Abeye

Kebe

Armstrong Elementary School

The Summer of Hate

Sara

Melman

Armstrong Elementary School

The Summer of Hate

Brooklyn

Thornton

Armstrong Elementary School

 

PERFORMANCES

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Fred Hampton

Kerygma

Bahena

Taft Academic Center

Fred Hampton

Dhruv

Bala

Taft Academic Center

Fred Hampton

Alex

Bautista

Taft Academic Center

Fred Hampton

Ariani

Gomez

Taft Academic Center

Fred Hampton

Sam

Price

Taft Academic Center

Lucy Page Gaston and the Fight Against the Tobacco Industry

Medhika

Athreya

Mead Jr. High School

Lucy Page Gaston and the Fight Against the Tobacco Industry

Nivedha

Krishnan

Mead Jr. High School

Lucy Page Gaston and the Fight Against the Tobacco Industry

Araha

Uday

Mead Jr. High School

Never Again: Holocaust Survivors Take a Stand

Carlotta

Harold

Whitney Young Academic Center

Never Again: Holocaust Survivors Take a Stand

Tova

Kaplan

Whitney Young Academic Center

Never Again: Holocaust Survivors Take a Stand

Kamaria

Shelton

Whitney Young Academic Center

Never Again: Holocaust Survivors Take a Stand

Jun-Weng

Tcheng

Whitney Young Academic Center

Never Again: Holocaust Survivors Take a Stand

Abigail

Winn

Whitney Young Academic Center

Phyllis Schlafly: Conservative Queen of ERA

Drina

Agojci

Lane Tech Academic Center

Phyllis Schlafly: Conservative Queen of ERA

Greta

Gillmor

Lane Tech Academic Center

Phyllis Schlafly: Conservative Queen of ERA

Karina

Rog

Lane Tech Academic Center

Sinking the Rising Raft of Prejudice: Ben Hecht's Stand in History

Faiyaz

Khan

Decatur Classical School

The Flying O'Hares

Cassandra

Repole

Lakeview Junior High

The Jane Collective

Saniya

Kodavarti

Edison Regional Gifted Center

The Marches that Lead to Open Housing

Carolina

Carlos

Lane Tech Academic Center

The Marches that Lead to Open Housing

Salma

Selenica

Lane Tech Academic Center

The Open Door: Harriet Monroe's Stand for Poets

Logan

Franklin

Mead Jr. High School

The Open Door: Harriet Monroe's Stand for Poets

Sanjana

Rajesh

Mead Jr. High School

The Open Door: Harriet Monroe's Stand for Poets

Arina

Shah

Mead Jr. High School

The Radium Girls and the Society of the Living Dead

Sophia

Carlson

Lincoln Elementary School

 

WEBSITES (Superiors)

NOTE: Projects advancing to the state level are being reviewed by NHD judges.

The finalists below will be awarded Blue (Superior) Ribbons at the morning Awards Ceremony. There are no presentations or interviews. Those unable to attend will receive their ribbon in the mail.

Project Name First Name Last Name School Name
1968 Democratic Convention Nathan Nowak Lakeview Junior High
1968 Democratic Convention Ysabel Pakowski Lakeview Junior High
Anthony Porter: the End of Capital Punishment in Illinois Ethan Doe Catherine Cook School
Anthony Porter: the End of Capital Punishment in Illinois Henry Wolf Catherine Cook School
Chicago Women's Health: A Stand by Women for Women Luna Alice Johnston Peterson Elementary School
Desegregation of Catholic Schools in Chicago Caroline Hart St. Cletus School
Florence Kelly and Child Labor Catherine Gruszka Taft Academic Center
Florence Kelly and Child Labor Hannah Kaczor Taft Academic Center
Frances Willard: Taking a Stand for Prohibition and Enforcing Women's Rights Saanvi Chelikani Quest Academy
Frances Willard: Taking a Stand for Prohibition and Enforcing Women's Rights Serena Gacek Quest Academy
Frank Lloyd Wright: A New Style and Era Wesley Mason Edison Regional Gifted Center
From Barren to Beautiful Camille Nichols South Loop Elementary
Gale Cincotta and the Fight Against Redlining Peter Baffoe Mead Jr. High School
Gale Cincotta and the Fight Against Redlining Evan Lee Mead Jr. High School
Getting the Lead Out Cyrus O'Leary Edison Regional Gifted Center
Girl Reporter: A Voice For The Unborn Child Vickie Wang Mead Jr. High School
Her Body, Her Choice?  Jane and it's Actions on Anti Abortion laws in Chicago and the US Olivia Crofton Skinner West Classical School
In the Eye of the Beholder: Chicago's City Beautiful Movement Ella Irvine Lincoln Elementary School
Jesse Owens: Running Against the World Chase Michaels Hawthorne Scholastic Academy
Keeping Chicago Dry: Eliot Ness and the Untouchables Rishika Chikoti Twin Groves Middle School
Keeping Chicago Dry: Eliot Ness and the Untouchables Krishna Patel Twin Groves Middle School
Keeping Chicago Dry: Eliot Ness and the Untouchables Ojasvi Saxena Twin Groves Middle School
Keeping Chicago Dry: Eliot Ness and the Untouchables Aditi Singh Twin Groves Middle School
Lester Fisher: Changing cages to habitats at Lincoln Park Zoo Ayalah Bransky Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School
Lincoln's Push to End Slavery Hajira Choudry Lakeview Junior High
Lincoln's Push to End Slavery Adriana Loconti Lakeview Junior High
Lincoln's Push to End Slavery Emily Reyes Lakeview Junior High
Martin Luther King Jr. and The Chicago Freedom Movement Jibran Barkatullah Hayt School
Marva Collins Ariana Rashid Decatur Classical School
Montgomery Ward and his Fight to Save the Chicago Lakefront David Eskilson Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School
PA'LANTE SIEMPRE PA'LANTE! The Young Lords of Lincoln Park Wyatt Dunne Lincoln Elementary School
PA'LANTE SIEMPRE PA'LANTE! The Young Lords of Lincoln Park Olivia Gettner Lincoln Elementary School
Preserving the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium: Public Urban Green SPACES are Worth It Ruby Dihiansan Lane Tech Academic Center
Preserving the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium: Public Urban Green SPACES are Worth It Norah Fadell Lane Tech Academic Center
Saving the Illinois Dunes: Benefits of Preserving the Ecosystem Colin Luppes Ogden International School of Chicago
Silence=Death: How Activists Took a Stand During the Aids Epidemic Victoria Fulton Whitney Young Academic Center
Silence=Death: How Activists Took a Stand During the Aids Epidemic Larissa Gosslau Whitney Young Academic Center
Silence=Death: How Activists Took a Stand During the Aids Epidemic Miranda Lu Whitney Young Academic Center
Silence=Death: How Activists Took a Stand During the Aids Epidemic Jeanette Woo Whitney Young Academic Center
Silence=Death: How Activists Took a Stand During the Aids Epidemic Sophie Xie Whitney Young Academic Center
Sports Protests in History Niko Vasilopoulos Skinner North Elementary School
The Art of Protest: the Black Arts Movement in Chicago Yanni Simmons Catherine Cook School
The Chicago Eight Ben Katz Edison Regional Gifted Center
The Chicago Eight:  The Dissidents and Discord of the Vietnam War Connor Cummings Skinner West Classical School
The Chicago Race Riots of 1919 Michael Joseph Lakeview Junior High
The Chicago Race Riots of 1919 Edita Music Jamieson Elementary School
The Emancipation Proclamation: The Document That Freed the Saves of the South Hayden Graham Quest Academy
The Miranda Rights of 1966: Handcuffing Law Enforcement for the Better Megan Gonzales Volta Elementary School
The Protests Of 1968: Realization of The american spirit Ryan To Lane Tech Academic Center
The Underground Railroad in Illinois Catherine Ramicone St. Cletus School
The Whole World's Watching: the 1968 Democratic National Convention Cole Fuller Catherine Cook School
The Whole World's Watching: the 1968 Democratic National Convention Ian O'Rourke Catherine Cook School
Victorian Dress Reform Milena Bedell Whitney Young Academic Center
Victorian Dress Reform Alexandria Flojo Whitney Young Academic Center
Victorian Dress Reform Summer Flowers Whitney Young Academic Center
Victorian Dress Reform Ally Peek Whitney Young Academic Center
Victorian Dress Reform Wendy Wang Whitney Young Academic Center
What's love got to do with it?:  Taking a stand for the right to marry Nyah Brown Taft Academic Center

PAPERS (Superiors)

NOTE: Projects advancing to the state level are being reviewed by NHD judges.

The finalists below will be awarded Blue [Superior] Ribbons at the morning Awards Ceremony. Those unable to attend, will receive their ribbon in the mail.

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

1913 Armory Show

Tiffany

Alvarez

Taft Academic Center

A Communistic Crowd: The Impact of Communism on the Great Strike of 1877 and the Stand for Worker's Rights

Jennifer

Nelson

Mead Jr. High School

A Peaceful Revolution: The Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Chicago Freedom Movement

Margaret

Fangmann

St. Mary School

Building Chicago: Yerkes and the Railways

Rome

Thorstensen

Lincoln Elementary School

Chicago Defender Ignites the Great Migration

Emonie

Blackman

Keller Regional Gifted Center

Conspiracy!: The Trial of the Chicago Seven

Tyler

Alexander

Mead Jr. High School

Free and Clear of the Lakefront

CJ

Wallace

Alcott Elementary School

George Anastaplo, the Illinois Bar, and McCarthyism: How George Anastaplo Stood Up for the Constitution

Gabriel

Stonor Saunders

Kenwood Academic Center

Gwendolyn Brooks: Breaking Barriers in Literature by Uncovering the Lives of African-Americans

Rachna

Gupta

Quest Academy

How To Take a Stand: The Idea B. Wells Way

Kourtney

Williams

Kenwood Academic Center

Hutchins Takes a Stand for Liberal Arts Education

Raluca

Giurgiu

St. Luke Academy

Ida B. Wells: A Forgotten Legacy

Brooke

Hemingway

Alcott Elementary School

Industrial Workers of the World: A Union for All

Jake

Wiktor

St. Luke Parish School

It All Started in a Supermarket

Hope

Walter

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Jane Addams and the Women's Peace Party

Annabel

Halloran

St. Luke Parish School

Jane Addams:  Changing the World Through the Power of Peace

Matthew

Guzman

Skinner West Classical School

Jane Addams: The Fight for Social Justice in Chicago and the United States

Irina

Kryukov

Quest Academy

Madeline Stratton Morris: Taking a Stand for Black History

Jonah

Karafiol

Kenwood Academic Center

Milton Friedman and the Chicago School of Economics: Taking a Stand Against Keynesianism

Freddie

Tang

Quest Academy

Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf: Musical Innovators the Broke with Tradition

Khari

Anderson

Twain Elementary School

Pinkerton National Detective Agency

Allison

Ford

Lakeview Junior High

Public Education for All: Parents and The Arc Fight for Children with Disabilities to Receive Equality in Education

Shaina

Grossman

Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School

The 1910 Chicago Garment Workers Strike

Mora

Vittum

Skinner North Elementary School

The Chicago Freedom Movement Taking a Stand to Oversee Failure

Rahi

Patel

Mead Jr. High School

The Chicago Teacher Revolt of 1933: Taking a Stand for Public Education

Hank

Stennes

Lane Tech Academic Center

The City's Disastrous Procrastination: The Great Chicago Flood of 1992

Ian

Falk

Lincoln Elementary School

The Great Railroad Strike and Future Unions

Sofia

Cruz

Shields Middle School

The Impact of Our Lady od Angels Fire In Chicago

Carter

Wood

Skinner West Classical School

The Kings of Chicago: The Undemocratic Rise of Political Machines in Twentieth-Century Chicago

Salvador

Babinet

Lincoln Elementary School

The Near Demolition of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House

Gunn

Kim

Keller Regional Gifted Center

Vote Here: How Women Worked to Gain the Right to Vote in Illinois

Levvyn

Chambers

Ogden International School of Chicago

We Have Only Our Bodies: Taking a Stand for Open Housing in Chicago in the 1960's

Adamina

Serratos

Lane Tech Academic Center

Why Justice Takes So Long and Hurts So Much

Isabel

Berlin

Lane Tech Academic Center

 

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