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Congratulations Students!

The following Junior-level projects will advance to the State Expo at the Prairie Convention Center in Springfield on May 5, 2016.

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

Exhibits
Documentaries
Performances
Websites
Papers


EXHIBITS

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

1919 Race Riots

Earrice

Walker

University of Chicago - Woodson Middle School

1968 Democratic Convention: Chicago Riots

Melvin

Cabrera

Volta Elementary School

1968 Democratic Convention: Chicago Riots

Jack

Farez

Volta Elementary School

500mg of Terror

Delaney

Flynn

Keller Regional Gifted Center

A Game Changer Special Olympics

Lillian

Donohue

St. Walter School

A League of Their Own

Lara

Manalli

Nettelhorst Elementary School

A Turning Point for Martin Luther King and Freedom Movement: Things Just Got Complicated

Demi

Ovalle

Mayer Elementary School

A Turning Point for Martin Luther King and Freedom Movement: Things Just Got Complicated

Isabela

Torres Reyes

Mayer Elementary School

Abraham Lincoln and Slavery

Phong

Nguyen

Volta Elementary School

Advances in Electricity and Technology at the Chicago 1893 World's Expo: Spark Innovation & Invention

Pang

Amy

Solomon Elementary School

Balloon Frame Housing

Juliana

Brun

Science and Arts Academy

Balloon Frame Housing

Jenna

Rekoske

Science and Arts Academy

Basketball: It's More Than Just A Game

Dominick

Calace

St. Daniel the Prophet School

Beauty at the Bat: The Rockford Peaches

Sadie

Briggs

St. Luke Parish School

Before and After the Vietnam War

Jordan

McDonald

Earhart School

Branches to the Future

Janette

Chen

Haines School

Branches to the Future

Cindy

Deng

Haines School

Branches to the Future

Jia Yi

Huang

Haines School

Bronzeville

Noah

Buford

Kenwood Academic Center

C.O.R.E.: Encountering Racism and Exploring Solutions

Abby

Cigrand

Lakeview Junior High

C.O.R.E.: Encountering Racism and Exploring Solutions

Emma

Erickson

Lakeview Junior High

Chicago - From Du Sable to Incorporation: Explorations, Encounters and Exchanges

Lucy

Guan

St. Luke Academy

Chicago - From Du Sable to Incorporation: Explorations, Encounters and Exchanges

Daniel

Nunez

St. Luke Academy

Chicago Blues Influence on British Rock

Vincent

Micucci

St. Giles School

Chicago Race Riot

Djellorita

Babtinca

Hayt School

Chicago Race Riot

Amanda

D'Souza

Hayt School

Chicago Race Riot

Olubukola

Salawu

Hayt School

Chicago's Gay Pride Parade

Greta

Kielman

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Chicago's Gay Pride Parade

Cassidy

Martinez

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Chicago's WWII Biggest Secret Weapon

Esha

Akhtar

Armstrong Elementary School

Chicago's WWII Biggest Secret Weapon

Robert

Igbokwe

Armstrong Elementary School

Chicago's WWII Biggest Secret Weapon

Sara

Melman

Armstrong Elementary School

Chicago's WWII Biggest Secret Weapon

Brooklyn

Thorton

Armstrong Elementary School

China to America:  Chinese Immigrants and their impact on Chicago

Joanna

Korbut

Thorp Scholastic Academy

China to America:  Chinese Immigrants and their impact on Chicago

Catherine

Murphy

Thorp Scholastic Academy

City on Fire 1871

Judith

Aldana

Gallistel Language Academy

Clarence Darrow's Fight to Let the Thrill Killers Live

Christopher

Zrazik

Catherine Cook School

Daniel Burnham

Collin

McGuire

St. Damian School

Death By Whistle

Fataimata

Dioubate

Volta Elementary School

Desegregation of Central High

Shania

Dorsey

Locke Charter School

Desegregation of Central High

Cedrena

Jones

Locke Charter School

Devastating Chicago Fire Changes Chicago's Building Materials

Sarah

Lim

Newberry Math and Science Academy

Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend

Olivia

Buzil

Divine Providence School

Die Laughing: How a Psychiatrist and a Murderer Changed Comic Books Forever

Shay

Lavelle

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Die Laughing: How a Psychiatrist and a Murderer Changed Comic Books Forever

Drew

Swartz

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Drinking Chlorine: Chicago's Sewage Treatment 1920's-1940's

Madison

Bratley

Skinner West Classical School

Duck Soup

Julien

Stiehl

Pritzker Elementary School

Eastland Disaster

Lawrence

Schab

St. Daniel the Prophet School

Ellis Chesbrough and the Chicago Sewage System

Emily

Sands

Catherine Cook School

Ellis Chesbrough and the Chicago Sewage System

Francesca

Turrinelli

Catherine Cook School

Emmett Till

Yaleigh

Harris

Ray Elementary School

Emmett Till

Jazmyn

Taylor

Ray Elementary School

Encounter and Exchange of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair

Isabel

Wojcik

Edgebrook Elementary School

Encounters and Exchanges in Boystown: How the Neighborhood Impacted Chicago

Megan

Wyatt

Chicago Academy Elementary

Era of Advertising

Ariel

Hulfachor

Taft Academic Center

Exploring the Dixie Highway in Illinois

Zahina

Hussain

Algonquin Middle School

Exploring the Shadows : Womans Rights

Lily

Garcia

Edwards Elementary School

Exploring the Shadows : Womans Rights

Breana

Vences

Edwards Elementary School

Exploring Women's Fashion of the 40s and 50s: Whims and Crazes

Sofiya

Chlyoupek

Columbus Elementary School

Father of Chicago Blues: Muddy Waters

Erin

Yuan

Twin Groves Middle School

Father of Chicago Blues: Muddy Waters

Bridget

Zhu

Twin Groves Middle School

Florence Kelley: Putting Women and Children First in Social Reform

Maddie

Clark

Solomon School

Florence Kelley: Putting Women and Children First in Social Reform

Nafisa

Ismail

Solomon School

Friendship House

Darlene

Barjami

Taft Academic Center

Friendship House

Linda

Kaneps

Taft Academic Center

Friendship House

Claudia

Molnar

Taft Academic Center

Friendship House

Rhianna

O'Toole

Taft Academic Center

From Work to Court: The Juvenile Protection Association Putting Child Conviction Behind Bars

Britney

Duong

Solomon School

From Work to Court: The Juvenile Protection Association Putting Child Conviction Behind Bars

Briana

Gonzalez

Solomon School

From Work to Court: The Juvenile Protection Association Putting Child Conviction Behind Bars

Liz

Nguyen

Solomon School

"Give While You Live"

Lior

Latimer

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Gone But Not Forgotten M Reese Hospital

Sofia

Wheeler

St. Walter School

Gray and Green: Exploring the Balance

Ezra

Danzig

Edison Regional Gifted Center

"Hey!" "It's Chicago!" How the Picasso Statue became an Unofficial Symbol for Chicago

Natalie

Jacubczak

Thorp Scholastic Academy

Ida B. Wells

Maryam

Abdullah

Armstrong Elementary School

Ida B. Wells Homes

Abari

Davis

Jackson Language Academy

Influenza Outbreak

Gabby

Kurkulis

Lincoln Elementary School

Internment to Opportunity: Japanese Americans Relocate to Chicago

Jake

Trick

Edison Regional Gifted Center

Jane Addams

Daniela

Alonso

Moos Elementary School

Jane Addams

Meghan

Hammond

South Loop Elementary

Jane Addams

Brianna

Roman

Moos Elementary School

Jazz it Up Chicago

Aysha

Affaneh

Aqsa Elementary School

Lager Beer Riot: Liberty is Served!

Tommy

Surdyk

Lakeview Junior High

Latino Impact on Pilsen

Nancy

Martinez

St. Leonard School

Malaria Testing in Illinois during World War II

Janie

Clements

St. Giles School

Mansion With a Mission Hull House

Rachel

McLaughlin

St. Walter School

Marina City

Sabina

Clodgo

Lincoln Elementary School

Marion Mahoney Griffen

Aimee

Morrissey

St. Luke Parish School

Mary Livermore: Her Journey for Woman Suffrage

Karla

Kalingo

St. Leonard School

Meigs Field

Luke

Broj

Immanuel Lutheran School

Never Again: Holocaust Survivors Take a Stand

Tova

Kaplan

Edison Regional Gifted Center

O'Hare Modernization Project - Blessing or Curse?

Claudiu

Husar

Wood Dale Junior High School

O'Hare Modernization Project - Blessing or Curse?

Izabella

Niemczuk

Wood Dale Junior High School

One Hundred Years on the Pier

Aaliyah

Claudio

Edwards Elementary School

One Hundred Years on the Pier

Aishah

Espinosa

Edwards Elementary School

One Hundred Years on the Pier

Sonia

Lara

Edwards Elementary School

One Hundred Years on the Pier

Isamar

Lomeli

Edwards Elementary School

Our Lady of Angels Fire

Gianna

Marsico

Lakeview Junior High

Our Lady of Angels Fire

Olivia

Meyer

Lakeview Junior High

Our Lady of Angels Fire

Abby

Tannhauser

Lakeview Junior High

Our Lady of the Angels Fire

Shacara

Stewart

Powell Middle School

Out of the Ashes:  The Great Rebuilding

Andrew

Black

Edgebrook Elementary School

Paying the Penalty Blackhawk Safety Changes

Mary

Russell

St. Walter School

Prisoners as Lab Rats?

Andrew

Li

Coonley Elementary School

Raising Chicago: The Greatest Engineering Marvel in Chicago History

Julia

Koson

Chicago Academy Elementary

Reaper's River

Janice

Huang

Haines School

Reaper's River

Nicole

Tseung

Haines School

Reversal: The Story of the Chicago River

Collin

Powdermaker

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Reversing Mother Nature

Ruby

Razo

Edwards Elementary School

Rising from the Ashes

Gisselle

Bahena

Edwards Elementary School

Rising from the Ashes

Britney

Martinez

Edwards Elementary School

Rising from the Ashes

Jacquelin

Ramirez

Edwards Elementary School

Rising from the Ashes

Alexa

Torres

Edwards Elementary School

Saul Alinksy

Sam

Libenson

Kenwood Academic Center

Shirley Temple: The Goodship Activist

Zainab

Kazmi

Clinton Elementary School

Sounds of the City

Julia

McMahon

St. Damian School

Stepping Through Time

Mia

Fritsch-Anderson

Pritzker Elementary School

"The Boy who Changed the World:  How Emmett Till's Murder Galvanized the African American Community to Join the Civil Rights Movement

Carter

Wideman

Thorp Scholastic Academy

"The Boy who Changed the World:  How Emmett Till's Murder Galvanized the African American Community to Join the Civil Rights Movement

Deondre

Wilborn

Thorp Scholastic Academy

The Chicago Defender

Sean

Dukes

Kenwood Academic Center

The Chicago Women's Liberation Union: Encountering, Exploring, and Exchanging Feminism

Anagha

Aneesh

Skinner North Elementary School

The Crash of American Airlines Flight 191

Jay

Meeker

St. Giles School

The Day of Two Noons: The Encounter with Time Zones

Thomas

Elkin

Mead Jr. High School

The Day of Two Noons: The Encounter with Time Zones

Sanjana

Rajesh

Mead Jr. High School

The Day of Two Noons: The Encounter with Time Zones

Arina

Shah

Mead Jr. High School

The Failure of the CHA

Amadi

Jefferson

University of Chicago - Woodson Middle School

The First Atomic Reaction:  Building Blocks Towards Peaceful Uses of Energy

Finnegan

Reynolds

Keller Regional Gifted Center

The Great Migration and the Chicago Defender

Allison

Cavallo

Independent Scholars

The Great Migration and the Chicago Defender

Ayana

Loyd

Independent Scholars

The I&M Canal

Andrew

Roman

Kenwood Academic Center

The Iroquois Theater Fire

Jacob

Hunter

Immanuel Lutheran School

The Man, the Meat, and the Muck Rake

Annika

Brand

Mead Jr. High School

The Man, the Meat, and the Muck Rake

Rustom

Ichhaporia

Mead Jr. High School

The Man, the Meat, and the Muck Rake

Saagar

Patel

Mead Jr. High School

The Manhattan Project: Atomic Reactions are not just for Weapons

Frank

Lang

St. Mary School

The Merchants, The Music, The Magic

Alice

Duska

Edison Park Elementary

The Merchants, The Music, The Magic

Amanda

Gorder

Edison Park Elementary

The Merchants, The Music, The Magic

Charise

Pisani

Edison Park Elementary

The Moral Argument for Citizenship in the Lincoln Douglas Debates

Minh-An

Thomas

Edison Regional Gifted Center

The Our Lady of Angels Fire: An Encounter with Tragedy that Created Important Changes in Fire Safety

Julia

Pattermann

Twain Elementary School

The Our Lady of Angels Fire: An Encounter with Tragedy that Created Important Changes in Fire Safety

Claudia

Solorzano

Twain Elementary School

"The Plan of Chicago"

Anthony

Scimone

Wildwood World Magnet IB School

The Pullman Company

Maggie

Swanson

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

The Queer Case of White Mice and Golden Cantaloupes

Jennifer

Cheng

Twin Groves Middle School

The Queer Case of White Mice and Golden Cantaloupes

Jessie

Kim

Twin Groves Middle School

The Queer Case of White Mice and Golden Cantaloupes

Bella

Kim

Twin Groves Middle School

The Queer Case of White Mice and Golden Cantaloupes

Katie

Lee

Twin Groves Middle School

The Sisters of Mercy

Allyson

Powell

Ogden International School of Chicago

The Story of Emmett Till: The Unfortunate Encounter That Propelled the Movement

Shinyi

Ding

Decatur Classical School

The Story of Three Neighborhoods: Bridgeport, Chinatown, & Pilsen

Grace

Lough

Garvy Elementary School

The Thorne Rooms

Sophie

Freedland

Jamieson Elementary School

The Tragic Fire at Our Lady of Angels

Deisy

Hinojosa

Hayt School

The Wold's Tallest Sky Scraper

Chris

Antosiewic

British School of Chicago

The Wold's Tallest Sky Scraper

Samuel

Cuhtino

British School of Chicago

Urban Segregation to UrbanIntegration

Jane

Clarke

Edison Regional Gifted Center

WPA to SNL

Sydney

Curran

Pritzker Elementary School

Wright was Wrong

Andrew

Milas

Mead Jr. High School

Wright was Wrong

James

Preucil

Mead Jr. High School

Wright was Wrong

Ashish

Subramanian

Mead Jr. High School

Ziggy Stardust: Exploring a New World of Gender

Luna Alice

Johnston

Peterson Elementary School

DOCUMENTARIES

Thank you for your patience!

IMPORTANT: State-only rooms are noted in the right column. Students will present to state judges, but are not in the contest for NHD selection.

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.

Project Name First Name Last Name School Name
Breaking Foolish Traditions: How the 1932 Democratic National Convention Revolutionized American Politics Dylan Partner Lane Tech Academic Center STATE ONLY
Breaking Foolish Traditions: How the 1932 Democratic National Convention Revolutionized American Politics Matthew Poelsterl Lane Tech Academic Center STATE ONLY
Charles Gates Dawes: The Curist for an Ill-Fated Europe Christopher Carlozo Coonley Elementary School
Chicago Blues Ben Brown Catherine Cook School
Chicago: Hollywood of the Midwest Lily Baeza Wildwood World Magnet IB School
Chicago: The City that Turned Tragedy to Triumph Emily Cho Science and Arts Academy
Chicago: The City that Turned Tragedy to Triumph Isabella Cho Science and Arts Academy
The Red Squad: Encountering Subversion, Exchanging Civil Rights for Vigilance
Alexandria Burr Independent-Junior
The Red Squad: Encountering Subversion, Exchanging Civil Rights for Vigilance
Graham Mauer Independent-Junior
The Red Squad: Encountering Subversion, Exchanging Civil Rights for Vigilance
Joey Padmanabhan Independent-Junior
COINTLPRO: The FBI's encounter with Fred Hampton and the Black Panthers Brody Drake Catherine Cook School
COINTLPRO: The FBI's encounter with Fred Hampton and the Black Panthers Dylan Rosario Catherine Cook School
Encountering the Deadly Pandemic of 1918: A War of Nature Against Humankind Hannah Hansraj Whitney Young Academic Center
Encountering the Deadly Pandemic of 1918: A War of Nature Against Humankind Kayla Huang Whitney Young Academic Center
Encountering the Deadly Pandemic of 1918: A War of Nature Against Humankind Maansey Rishi Whitney Young Academic Center
Encountering the Deadly Pandemic of 1918: A War of Nature Against Humankind Caroline Walker Whitney Young Academic Center
Exploring Lincoln Park Zoo: Connecting People with Animals Joaquin Ancheta Hawthorne Scholastic Academy STATE ONLY
Exploring the Burnham Plan Yesterday and Today Keira Hickey Wildwood World Magnet IB School STATE ONLY
Film Supremacy: How Chicago Created a Silent Empire. Chiara Corbo Galli Lane Tech Academic Center
Film Supremacy: How Chicago Created a Silent Empire. Faith Lasley Lane Tech Academic Center
From Servitude to Civil Rights: The Pullman Porters Laila Morris McDade Classical School
Jane: Exploring Reproductive Rights and Encountering Feminism Rory Aspin Whitney Young Academic Center
Jane: Exploring Reproductive Rights and Encountering Feminism Ella Greven Whitney Young Academic Center
Jane: Exploring Reproductive Rights and Encountering Feminism Simone Hoekstra Whitney Young Academic Center
Jane: Exploring Reproductive Rights and Encountering Feminism Corinne Salter Whitney Young Academic Center
Lucy Parsons and the Haymarket Affair: The Empowerment of a Disenfranchised America Colleen DeAllaume Decatur Classical School
Mary Harris Thompson Samia Khan Taft Academic Center
Navy Pier Danny Niesel Garvy Elementary School STATE ONLY
Navy Pier Bret Okrasinski Garvy Elementary School STATE ONLY
No Place to Call Home: The Relocation of the Sauk Tribe Steven Evangelou Decatur Classical School
No Place to Call Home: The Relocation of the Sauk Tribe Colin Symons Decatur Classical School
One Goal, One Union Annalyse Gallo Edison Park Elementary
One Goal, One Union Kaitlyn Rauvry Edison Park Elementary
Our OWN Oprah Ethan Switall Nettelhorst Elementary School STATE ONLY
Paper Boats and Violets Sydney Glenn St. Luke Parish School
Provident Hospital: Cured Patients and an Ailing, Segregated City Terra Sajous-Brady Lincoln Elementary School
Roaring Dan Seavey: Lake Michigan's Pirate Maya Behl Science and Arts Academy STATE ONLY
Roaring Dan Seavey: Lake Michigan's Pirate Tyler Neri Science and Arts Academy STATE ONLY
Servants or Mentors: The Case of the Chicago Teacher's Union in the 1930s Seth Carlson Whitney Young Academic Center
Servants or Mentors: The Case of the Chicago Teacher's Union in the 1930s Brandon Cheng Whitney Young Academic Center
Servants or Mentors: The Case of the Chicago Teacher's Union in the 1930s Mario Reyes Whitney Young Academic Center
Servants or Mentors: The Case of the Chicago Teacher's Union in the 1930s Alex Ursu Whitney Young Academic Center
The 1918 Chicago Influenza Epidemic: A Revolution for the Advancement of Public Health Sophia Pribus Science and Arts Academy
The Americans With Disabilities Act Lizzy Brahin Ogden International School of Chicago
The Americans With Disabilities Act Alicia Xia Ogden International School of Chicago
The Chicago Race Riots of 1919 Chloe Kim Whitney Young Academic Center STATE ONLY
The Chicago Race Riots of 1919 Stella Ljung Whitney Young Academic Center STATE ONLY
The Chicago Race Riots of 1919 Claire Macellaio Whitney Young Academic Center STATE ONLY
The Chicago Race Riots of 1919 Morgan Michicich Whitney Young Academic Center STATE ONLY
The Chicago Race Riots of 1919 Jordan Quinones Whitney Young Academic Center STATE ONLY
The Exploration of Improved Animal Stewardship at the Oldest Public Zoo in the Nation Isabel Kapustka Catherine Cook School
The Fair That Lit Up The World Helen Georgitsos Jamieson Elementary School STATE ONLY
The Fight for Fair Housing: Gatreaux vs. the CHA Lily Woo Edison Regional Gifted Center STATE ONLY
The Great Migration: Bringing Color to the Arts Lulu Chebaro Nettelhorst Elementary School STATE ONLY
The Great Migration: Bringing Color to the Arts Queen Hakim Nettelhorst Elementary School STATE ONLY
The Haymarket Affair Joshua Brown McDade Classical School STATE ONLY
The Manhattan Project Ian Cullen Lakeview Junior High STATE ONLY
The Memorial Day Massacre: An exploration, encounter, and exchange Rosemary Mascarenhas Mead Jr. High School
The Memorial Day Massacre: An exploration, encounter, and exchange Parita Shah Mead Jr. High School
The Music of a Generation: Chess Records and the Exploration of Blues Felix Jones Lane Tech Academic Center
The Personal is Political: Chicago Womens' Liberation Union and Second Wave Feminism Alyssa Anastasi Whitney Young Academic Center
The Personal is Political: Chicago Womens' Liberation Union and Second Wave Feminism Maiya Austen Whitney Young Academic Center
The Personal is Political: Chicago Womens' Liberation Union and Second Wave Feminism Hailey Love Whitney Young Academic Center
The Personal is Political: Chicago Womens' Liberation Union and Second Wave Feminism Fiona Lyons-Carlson Whitney Young Academic Center
The Personal is Political: Chicago Womens' Liberation Union and Second Wave Feminism Audrey Morganstern Whitney Young Academic Center
The Photo that Shocked the Nation Alisia Truss Coonley Elementary School STATE ONLY
The Pullman Strike of 1894 Osvaldo Alfaro Chicago Academy Elementary
The Pullman Strike of 1894 Jeremy Arellano Chicago Academy Elementary
The Wright Brothers: Exploring New Worlds Traolach O'sullivan Ogden International School of Chicago STATE ONLY
Tipping the Scales of Justice Alice Chen Mead Jr. High School
Tipping the Scales of Justice Ritika Prasad Mead Jr. High School
Tipping the Scales of Justice Elizabeth Zhang Mead Jr. High School
Ukrainian Village: A Legacy of Immigration and Exchange Olivia Danchuk Columbus Elementary School STATE ONLY
Ukrainian Village: A Legacy of Immigration and Exchange Khrystyna Gasyuk Columbus Elementary School STATE ONLY
Ukrainian Village: A Legacy of Immigration and Exchange Yuliya Kizyma Columbus Elementary School STATE ONLY
Ukrainian Village: A Legacy of Immigration and Exchange Marta Lyubovych Columbus Elementary School STATE ONLY
Virus of Change David Alperin South Loop Elementary
Women's Building into the 1893 Columbian Expedition Zimra Chickering Armstrong Elementary School


PERFORMANCES

IMPORTANT: State-only rooms are noted below in the right column. Students will present to state judges, but are not in the contest for NHD selection.

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Boeing: Explorations, Encounters and Exchanges in American Aviation

Jonathan

Larbi

St. Luke Academy

Boeing: Explorations, Encounters and Exchanges in American Aviation

Parker

Yanez

St. Luke Academy

Fight the Peril Behind the Lines: How the Stateville Malaria Experiments Affected World War II in the South Pacific

Theo

Canji

Lane Tech Academic Center

Fight the Peril Behind the Lines: How the Stateville Malaria Experiments Affected World War II in the South Pacific

Cecily

Marden

Lane Tech Academic Center

Fight the Peril Behind the Lines: How the Stateville Malaria Experiments Affected World War II in the South Pacific

Tessa

Versace

Lane Tech Academic Center

Fighting the War: Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine

Georgia

McNabb

Edison Regional Gifted Center

Homemaker's Equal Rights Association: The Fight for Gender Equality

Drina

Agojci

Decatur Classical School

Homemaker's Equal Rights Association: The Fight for Gender Equality

Ava

Ochoa

Decatur Classical School

Mavis Staples and the Staples Singers: Singing Their Way to Freedom's Highway

Taylor

Sellers-Varela

Decatur Classical School

Pullman Porters

Demiah

Alexander

University of Chicago - Woodson Middle School

She Wrote Her-Story

Willow

Finn

Lincoln Elementary School

She Wrote Her-Story

Eva

Gelman

Lincoln Elementary School

She Wrote Her-Story

Grace

Giles-Carter

Lincoln Elementary School

She Wrote Her-Story

Alicia

Levine

Lincoln Elementary School

WEBSITES (Superiors)

IMPORTANT: There is not another level of revisions, judging, or interviews, it is ceremonial only.

Finalists, below, will be awarded Blue (Superior) Ribbons at the morning Awards Ceremony.

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

1968 Democratic National Convention

Maya

Khurana

South Loop Elementary

A Long Lost Dinosaur Gets Home: How the Unearthing of Sue Led to Encounter and Exchange

Ethan

Parham

Mead Jr. High School

A Pyrrhic Win for Pullman

Richard

Lam

Armstrong Elementary School

A Pyrrhic Win for Pullman

Nafia

Naila

Armstrong Elementary School

A Pyrrhic Win for Pullman

Sylvia

Obioma

Armstrong Elementary School

African American Mistreatment at the World's Columbian Exposition

Sadie

Bunting

Disney II Magnet Elementary School

Chicago Pile-1: A Revolution in Nuclear Science

Evan

Lee

Mead Jr. High School

Chicago Pile-1: A Revolution in Nuclear Science

William

Salvia

Mead Jr. High School

Chicago Pile-1: A Revolution in Nuclear Science

Matthew

Schmitt

Mead Jr. High School

Council Wars

Amanda

Thorsberg

Taft Academic Center

Daniel Hale Williams: Making a Better Chicago Through a Better Hospital

Matthew

Feinberg

Science and Arts Academy

Daniel Hale Williams: Making a Better Chicago Through a Better Hospital

Jeromey

Mourikes

Science and Arts Academy

David Broder and the Power of the Voice

Elizabeth

Johns

Whitney Young Academic Center

David Broder and the Power of the Voice

Tian

Luo

Whitney Young Academic Center

Defying Boundries of the Medical Field: The Endevor of Daniel Williams

Trish

Le

Clinton Elementary School

Don't Iron While the Strike is Hot! Equality Day, 1970

Constanza

Siniscalchi

Catherine Cook School

Dr. Janet D Rowley and her Encounter with Translocation

London

Anderson

Catherine Cook School

Dr. Janet D Rowley and her Encounter with Translocation

Evan

McMahon

Catherine Cook School

Effect Of World War II on Japanese Americans in the Chicagoland Area

Adrianna

Serrano

St. Cletus School

Exchanging Worlds, Exploring and Encountering Empire: World's Fair Columbian Exposition

Zoe

Ogele

Skinner North Elementary School

Fission for a Nuclear Reaction: Exploring the Power of the Atom

Umair

Ahmed

Lane Tech Academic Center

Going Critical: How Chicago Scientists Influenced the Government on Atomic Energy

Megan

Dalalo

Lane Tech Academic Center

Going Critical: How Chicago Scientists Influenced the Government on Atomic Energy

Cece

Joshi

Lane Tech Academic Center

Haymarket Square Affair

Mario

Gjini

Lorca Elementary School

Haymarket Square Affair

Pedro

Guzman

Lorca Elementary School

Illinois Central and it's Effects on Chicago

Lauren

Matthews

Parker Junior High School

In Distress: How Prohibition Catalyzed Social And Economic Dilemma In Chicago

Andre

Nandi

Lane Tech Academic Center

Investigation of the Underground Chicago Horse Bounty Ring

Ethan

Doe

Catherine Cook School

Investigation of the Underground Chicago Horse Bounty Ring

Jack

Neis

Catherine Cook School

Iroquois Theater Fire: A Change to the World

Salvador

Galvez

Edwards Elementary School

Leo the Lion: Advertising Legend

Elizabeth

Barczak

Whitney Young Academic Center

Leo the Lion: Advertising Legend

Karinna

Chavez

Whitney Young Academic Center

Leo the Lion: Advertising Legend

Catherine

Croker

Whitney Young Academic Center

Lights, Camera, Action

Sophie

Baggs

Lincoln Elementary School

Lights, Camera, Action

Samantha

Murray

Lincoln Elementary School

Lights, Camera, Action

Jessica

Schnoll

Lincoln Elementary School

Lucy Parsons: An American Revolutionary

Angelina

Angulo

St. Leonard School

Malaria, Murderers, and Medicine: the Stateville Penitentiary Malaria Study

Chloe

Leung

Whitney Young Academic Center

Malaria, Murderers, and Medicine: the Stateville Penitentiary Malaria Study

Isabel

McGuigan

Whitney Young Academic Center

Malaria, Murderers, and Medicine: the Stateville Penitentiary Malaria Study

Mary

Simonson

Whitney Young Academic Center

Malaria, Murderers, and Medicine: the Stateville Penitentiary Malaria Study

Sarah

Zhao

Whitney Young Academic Center

Maxwell Street Market

Olivia

Ochoa

St. Leonard School

Outlaws of America: The Weathermen

Hannah

Bentrem

Catherine Cook School

Outlaws of America: The Weathermen

Hailey

Laurenson

Catherine Cook School

Second City, First Special Olympics: A Winning Combination

Jon

Ramicone

St. Cletus School

The Eastland Disaster: The Story of the Worst Ship Disaster in Chicago

Hannah

Kaczor

Decatur Classical School

The Fight for Acceptance: Gay and Lesbian Movements in the 1970s

Esme

Bradfield

Whitney Young Academic Center

The Fight for Acceptance: Gay and Lesbian Movements in the 1970s

Mae

Jiang

Whitney Young Academic Center

The Fight for Acceptance: Gay and Lesbian Movements in the 1970s

Zora

Kresak-Kiaer

Whitney Young Academic Center

The Fight for Acceptance: Gay and Lesbian Movements in the 1970s

Audrey

Reis

Whitney Young Academic Center

The Fight for Acceptance: Gay and Lesbian Movements in the 1970s

Aaliyah

Torres

Whitney Young Academic Center

The Fire That Still Burns

Samantha

Ernst

Mead Jr. High School

The Fire That Still Burns

Ray

Klest

Mead Jr. High School

The Fire That Still Burns

Diganta

Roy

Mead Jr. High School

The Haymarket Affair

Ella

Magone

Lincoln Elementary School

The Haymarket Affair

Leah

Murray

Lincoln Elementary School

The Haymarket Affair

Claire

Vautier

Lincoln Elementary School

The History of Second City

James

Winkin

Jamieson Elementary School

The Neoteric Rainbow City

Lester

Arguello

Lane Tech Academic Center

The Phoenix City

Karlo

Baez

Newberry Math and Science Academy

The Pride Parade: A Colorful Future Ahead

Ellen

Liu

Decatur Classical School

The Pride Parade: A Colorful Future Ahead

Sydney

Utreras

Decatur Classical School

The Pullman Strike : Fighting for Wages

Matthew

Babiarz

Wildwood World Magnet IB School

The Rise and Fall of Chicago's Steel Community

Maggie

Valadez

Edison Regional Gifted Center

The Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory

Theo

Brady

Edison Regional Gifted Center

The Whole World Was Watching

Cristian

Cardona

Nettelhorst Elementary School

The Whole World Was Watching

William

Lyman

Nettelhorst Elementary School

The Worlds of Tomorrow

Melany

Guzman

Edwards Elementary School

The Worlds of Tomorrow

Ingrid

Martines

Edwards Elementary School

Welcome to the Prairie School

Andy

Niser

Lincoln Elementary School

Welcome to the Prairie School

Rome

Thorstenson

Lincoln Elementary School

Women's Trade League in Garment's Strike of 1910-1911

Mary

Manching

Wildwood World Magnet IB School

 

PAPERS (Superiors)

IMPORTANT: There is not another level of revisions, judging, or interviews.

Finalists, below, will be awarded Blue [Superior] Ribbons at the morning Awards Ceremony.

Project Name

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Air Jordans and the Shoe Game

Bence

Szabados

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Chicago and the Influenza Epidemic: Explorations, Encounters and Exchanges

Raluca

Giurgiu

St. Luke Academy

Child Labor in Chicago

Chanel

Anderson

Mayer Elementary School

Executive Order 9066: A Crime Against Humanity

Isamu

Handwerk

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

Exploring Identity: The Presence and Importance of Murals In Chicago

Isaac

Masiel

Columbus Elementary School

Facing Racism and Defending Civil Rights: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Jiyoon

Yang

Lincoln Elementary School

Germ Warfare: How Chicago Explored Ways to Eradicate Typhoid Fever and Saved the 1893 Columbian Exposition

Harry

Heller

Lane Tech Academic Center

Herding in the Future

Pascal

Adhikary

Mead Jr. High School

Jane Addams and the Fight for Labor Legislation: Encountering and Exploring the Slums of Chicago

Nicole

Vela

Mead Jr. High School

Myra Bradwell: A Catalyst for Reform

Ellie

Welch-Jani

Science and Arts Academy

National Water Connection: How the Illinois and Michigan Canal Built the City of Chicago

Anthony

Contreras

Lane Tech Academic Center

Orphans to Orphans: Exploring the History of Lifelink Adoptions

Sadie

Merrinette

Lakeview Junior High

Sketch, Sister, Sketch: Jackie Ormes, the First African-American Cartoonist

Ari

Feller

Decatur Classical School

The 1918 Influenza Epidemic: Redefining Chicago's Public Health System

Madison

Guzman

Skinner North Elementary School

The Cabrini-Green Homes: What Went Wrong?

Nina

Fonseca

Skinner North Elementary School

The Chicago Women's Liberation Union: Encountering Societal Norms and Exploring Their Rights as Women Through Their Fight for Women's Equal Rights

Desiree

Adenuga

Decatur Classical School

The Devil with Blue Eyes

Sebastian

Lara

Chicago Academy Elementary

The Eastland Disaster

Peter

Baffoe

Mead Jr. High School

The Gary Plan Impact on Modern Schooling

Molly

Madden

Independent Scholar

 

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