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Congratulations Students!

The following Junior-level students will advance to the State Expo at the Prairie Convention Center in Springfield on May 8, 2014.

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

Exhibits
Documentaries
Performances
Websites
Papers

Junior Division

EXHIBITS

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Project Name

Isabel

Wojcik

Edgebrook Elementary School

100 Years of Cook County Forest Preserves

Yanpeng

Wang

Clinton Elementary School

1877 Railroad Strike: Igniting Labor Rights

Phuong

Lam

Clinton Elementary School

1877 Railroad Strike: Igniting Labor Rights

Najwa

Aleem

Hayt School

1903 Iroquois Theater Fire

Lamar

Saunders

University of Chicago - Woodson Middle School

1919 Race Riots

Allison

Cavallo

Ogden International School of Chicago

1968 Democratic Convention

Bailey

Bonaparte

Powell Middle School

1972 Chicago Railroad Crash

Arianna

Thomas

Powell Middle School

1972 Chicago Railroad Crash

Siara

Woods

Powell Middle School

1972 Chicago Railroad Crash

Jacob

Demes

Pritzker Elementary School

A Right to Childhood

Nicole

Heflin

Edison Regional Gifted Center

Agnes Nestor: Threading the Way to People's Rights

Leah

Patton

University of Chicago - Woodson Middle School

Animal Rights

Deniz

Gulecyuz

Morgan Park Academy, Middle School

Argonne National Laboratory

Alice

Wu

Sheridan Magnet School

Atomatically Explosive

Helen

Eng

Sheridan Magnet School

Atomatically Explosive

Wendy

Jung

Sheridan Magnet School

Atomatically Explosive

Anna

Tan

Sheridan Magnet School

Atomatically Explosive

Thomas

Stevens

Immanuel Lutheran

Barbed Wire

Daisy

Chen

Haines School

BGA Reforms Government Through a Mirage

Meia

Coutre

Haines School

BGA Reforms Government Through a Mirage

Sheen Ming

Chiu

Haines School

BGA Reforms Government Through a Mirage

Azriel

Peters

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

Camp Douglas

Caitlin

Nygren

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

Camp Douglas

Zoe

Ariyama

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

Camp Douglas

Colin

Curtis

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

CBOT: Creation & Commodity

Jennifer

Ogwumkie

Taft Academic Center

Chicago Abortion Service

Julie

Moy

Skinner North Elementary School

Chicago Eight

Alexandra

Zuniga

Clay Elementary School

Chicago Mourns Again

Lior

Lattimer

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Chicago Street Addresses

Kaitlyn

Szymkiewicz

St. Daniel the Prophet

Child Labor Laws: Protecting our Children

Grace

Kleinitis

Lincoln Elementary School

Civil Rights in Boxing

Gillian

Miller

Lincoln Elementary School

Civil Rights in Boxing

Edwin

Suresh

Mead Jr. High School

Civil Rights Savior:  ACLU

Omar

Quadri

Mead Jr. High School

Civil Rights Savior:  ACLU

Rebecca

Racean

Taft Academic Center

Copettes: Hold Our Purses While We Make Arrests

Alexa

Ramirez

Taft Academic Center

Copettes: Hold Our Purses While We Make Arrests

Patrick

Archacki

Thorp Scholastic Academy

Enrico Fermi and CP-1

Miles

Pates

Thorp Scholastic Academy

Enrico Fermi and CP-1

Puczko

Michael

Thorp Scholastic Academy

Enrico Fermi and CP-1

Colleen

McCue

St. Walter School

Faster, Higher, Stronger! Jesse Owens

Sara

Russell

St. Walter School

Faster, Higher, Stronger! Jesse Owens

Elizabeth

Cabrales

Clay Elementary School

Film Censorship

Nick

Dalio

Jackson Language Academy

Foul Ball or Foul Play: 1919 Black Sox Scandal

Marco

Garcia

Jackson Language Academy

Foul Ball or Foul Play: 1919 Black Sox Scandal

Zachary

McDonald

St. Leonard School

Freedom Day: The Fight for Equality

Alanna

Morgan

Catherine Cook School

From Ford Heights to Freedom

Pilar

Valdes

St. Cletus School

From Harlem to Hollywood: The Ebony Story

Kyla

White

University of Chicago - Woodson Middle School

Gautreaux

Gianna

Padula

St. Luke Parish School

Grace Wilbur Trout

Alex

Goslin

St. Luke Parish School

Grace Wilbur Trout

Miette

Hennessy

Whitney Young Academic Center

In the Grey Area: How Operation Greylord Changed America's Views of Justice

Angelica

Ketcham

Whitney Young Academic Center

In the Grey Area: How Operation Greylord Changed America's Views of Justice

Carolyn

Mei

Whitney Young Academic Center

In the Grey Area: How Operation Greylord Changed America's Views of Justice

Ida

Claude

Whitney Young Academic Center

In the Grey Area: How Operation Greylord Changed America's Views of Justice

Laura

Durkin

St. Mary School

Infant Welfare Society: Death Rate Disaster

Keely

Mahoney

St. Mary School

Infant Welfare Society: Death Rate Disaster

Madison

Scanlon

Sheridan Magnet School

Iroquois

Jenna

Quintana

Sheridan Magnet School

Iroquois

Anna

Jacobson

Sheridan Magnet School

Iroquois

Jennifer

Szutowicz

Lakeview Junior High

Jane Addams' Hull House

Georgina

Jordan

Disney II Magnet Elementary School

Jane Collective

Jonah

Wallach

Edison Regional Gifted Center

John Evans: A Tarnished Legacy

Kailana

DeJoie

Pritzker Elementary School

Journey to Freedom

Elizabeth

Silva

St. Giles School

Julia Lathrop: America's First Official Mother

Deanna

Gorder

Edison Park Elementary

Jumping Towards Success

Isabella

Avilles

Edison Park Elementary

Jumping Towards Success

Alex

Porter

St. Walter School

Just What the Doctor Ordered: The Walgreens Company

Clarissa

Brill-Forman

Skinner North Elementary

Long Journey to Woman Suffrage in Illinois

Andrew

Ortiz

Morgan Park Academy

Lustron Homes Steel Standing

Bridget

Musker

Edison Regional Gifted Center

Making a Stink: Mary McDowell and the Fight to Clean Up Chicago's Garbage

Katrina

Wiseman

St. Leonard School

Mental Institutions and Their Effects on the Mentally Ill

Sara

Rizvi

Boone Elementary School

Monstrous Productions

Nicolas

Langtiw

Jamieson Elementary School

Music Royalties

Hannah

Levin

Catherine Cook School

Neo-Nazis in Skokie

Lauren

Sands

Catherine Cook School

Neo-Nazis in Skokie

Eli

Walsh

Solomon School

No Place for a Child

Julliet

Arocho

Edison Park Elementary

One Woman One Vote

Samantha

Carniello

Edison Park Elementary

One Woman One Vote

Molly

Schoenbeck

Edison Park Elementary

One Woman One Vote

Taylor

Kass

Skinner West Classical School

Organized Labor

Nassim

Oulhadj

Skinner West Classical School

Organized Labor

Hannah

Melia

Jackson Language Academy

Our Lady of Angels Fire

Bryonna

Young

Jackson Language Academy

Our Lady of Angels Fire

Jennifer

Lozano

Edwards Elementary School

Overcooked Meat

Mariana

Gutierrez

Edwards Elementary School

Overcooked Meat

Monica

Escott

Edwards Elementary School

Overcooked Meat

Jacqueline

Ramos

Edwards Elementary School

Overcooked Meat

Bhavi

Vashi

Mead Jr. High School

Playing Like a Girl:  Title IX

Taylor

Mache

Mead Jr. High School

Playing Like a Girl:  Title IX

Sebastian

Lasak

Chicago Academy Elementary

Prohibition: How Did it Affect Chicago?

Jayla

Flax

Jackson Language Academy

Project Bracero

Ben

Kwak

Pritzker Elementary School

Protect the Rights of the Sawk Tribe

Esther

O'Leary

Edison Regional Gifted Center

Protesters, Police, and the Pub

Ushus

Hermanson

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Public Enemies

Laney

Woywod

St. Mary School

Pullman Porters: From Servitude to Civil Liberties

Emma

Thompson

St. Mary School

Pullman Porters: From Servitude to Civil Liberties

Diana

Cahue

Edwards Elementary School

Racially Restrictive Covenants

Tabitha

Villalba

Edwards Elementary School

Racially Restrictive Covenants

Eduardo

Ortega

Edwards Elementary School

Racially Restrictive Covenants

Carolina

Cossyleon

Edwards Elementary School

Racially Restrictive Covenants

Henry

Gonzalez

Edwards Elementary School

Racially Restrictive Covenants

Natalie

Zaya

Solomon School

Rats, Poison, Dirt and Disease: Chicago's Meatpacking Industry Exposed

Vanessa

Metti

Solomon School

Rats, Poison, Dirt and Disease: Chicago's Meatpacking Industry Exposed

Vicky

Chung

Solomon School

Rats, Poison, Dirt and Disease: Chicago's Meatpacking Industry Exposed

Vanessa

Johnson

Powell Middle School

Ready, Pet, Go! (Anti-Cruelty Society)

Kayla

Graham

Powell Middle School

Ready, Pet, Go! (Anti-Cruelty Society)

Nikayla

Gordon

Powell Middle School

Ready, Pet, Go! (Anti-Cruelty Society)

Sindy

Sariev

Mead Jr. High School

Red, White, & Bruised:  DNC of 1968

Katherine

Garcia-Mabry

Mead Jr. High School

Red, White, & Bruised:  DNC of 1968

Elizabeth

Smith

Volta Elementary School

Restricted Freedom

Judy

Liu

Sheridan Magnet School

Reverse the Flow

Salla

Wu

Sheridan Magnet School

Reverse the Flow

Emily

Nguyen

Sheridan Magnet School

Reverse the Flow

Amber

Lewis

Divine Providence

Rising from Ashes: How Regulation Came to Be

Alexander

Roman

Kenwood Academic Center

Rudy Lozano

Max

Wascher

Lakeview Junior High

Schwinn Bicycle Company of Chicago

Emma

McKillip,

Parker Junior High

Societal Effects of the Great Depression

Joan

Coderre

Parker Junior High

Societal Effects of the Great Depression

Caroline

Larocca

Parker Junior High

Societal Effects of the Great Depression

Veronica

Gibson

Pritzker Elementary School

SOS-Lake Michigan

Daine

Faltinschi

Clinton Elementary School

Stonewall Riots

Nathalie

Roque

Clinton Elementary School

Stonewall Riots

Meghan

Gibbons

Lakeview Junior High

The 1958 Our Lady of Angels Fire

Rebecca

Skipper

Edgebrook Elementary School

The 1977 Nestle Boycott

Meghan

Crump

Garvy Elementary School

The 1982 Chicago Tylenol Murders

Suzana

Jukic

St. Louise de Marillac

The Cherry, Illinois, Mine Disaster

Hannah

Wang

Mead Jr. High School

The Chinese Exclusion Era

Hope

Tsai

Mead Jr. High School

The Chinese Exclusion Era

Alexander

Orlowski

Lane Tech Academic Center

The Cholera Epidemic: How Chicagoans reshaped their city

Zachary

Plumley

Lane Tech Academic Center

The Cholera Epidemic: How Chicagoans reshaped their city

Michael

Fanta

St. Cletus School

The First 100 Years of the Chicago Police Dept.

Robert

Nawara

St. Daniel the Prophet

The Great Railroad Strike of 1877: The Chaos and its Lasting Affects

Karen

Valdez

St. Louise de Marillac

The Impact of the Awareness of the Mexican Folklore Dance Company on Chicago

Payton

Natalie

Hoag

Martin

Lincoln Elementary School

The Iroquois Theater Fire

Katherine

Bodlak

St. Giles School

The Iroquois Theater Fire

Riya

Yasmin

Patel

Segura

Solomon School

The Great Migration: Promised Land Unfulfilled

Sophie

Ljung

Whitney Young Academic Center

The Legacy of Hansberry vs. Lee

Keaton

Schwartz

Whitney Young Academic Center

The Legacy of Hansberry vs. Lee

Liliana

Taub

Whitney Young Academic Center

The Legacy of Hansberry vs. Lee

Ben

Brown

Catherine Cook School

The Lieber Code

Ryland

Tunney

St. Giles School

The Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick

Sarah

Straup

Immanuel Lutheran

The Manhattan Project

Eric

Li

Skinner West Classical School

The Manhattan Project

Marc

Huang

Skinner West Classical School

The Manhattan Project

Eren

Fitzgerald

Skinner West Classical School

The Manhattan Project

Eric

Chen

Skinner West Classical School

The Manhattan Project

Sophie

Ybarra

Chicago Academy Elementary

The Memorial Day Massacre 1987

Gunnar

Hendrix

St. Mary School

The Night Daley Bought NBC For Kennedy

Yosan

Lebab

Chicago Academy Elementary

The Persuasive Propaganda

Madeline

Schoeff

Wildwood World Magnet IB

The Pullman Strike

Vincente

Hoang

Solomon School

The Pullman Strike: Stopping Chicago in Its Tracks

Noa

Choi

Edison Regional Gifted Center

The Refrigerator Car

Annie

McGill

Lincoln Elementary School

The Secret Beneath the Bleachers

Catherine

Malnati

Lincoln Elementary School

The Secret Beneath the Bleachers

Melanie

Lampa

Boone Elementary School

The Society for Human Rights

Donald

Harmon

St. Giles School

The Top Floor: How a Small Chicago Printer Helped Win the War from 720 S. Dearborn

Colin

Powdermaker

Nettelhorst Elementary School

The Two Daleys

Mary Kate

Baughman

Immanuel Lutheran

The Walking Dead: The Radium Girls

Susan

Nash

Ogden International School of Chicago

The Women of War

Natalie

Pei

Lincoln Elementary School

The World's Greatest Weekly: The Chicago Defender

Destiny

McDonald

Earhart School

They Wanted a Voice, We Had a Choice: Women's Right to Vote

Natasha

Lubar

Edison Regional Gifted Center

This is Insane

Molly

Murray

Lane Tech Academic Center

Trapped inside the Tunnel Fire!  How the Chicago Sanitary Tunnel Fire of 1931 changed workers safety

Anna

Zhu

Lane Tech Academic Center

Trapped inside the Tunnel Fire!  How the Chicago Sanitary Tunnel Fire of 1931 changed workers safety

Emma

Wu

Skinner West Classical School

Underground Jane

Yu Jing

Chen

Skinner West Classical School

Underground Jane

Brynne

Jones

Skinner West Classical School

Underground Jane

Elizabeth

Shumaker

Skinner West Classical School

Underground Jane

Keith

Calloway

Kenwood Academic Center

Union Stockyard

Dylan

McMurray

St. Walter School

Up A Lazy River: Calumet River System

Andra

Giurgiu

St. Luke Academy

Virden What?

Jaleelah

Taiwo

St. Luke Academy

Virden What?

Jada

Meas

St. Luke Academy

Virden What?

Carly

Shields

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

Weatherman Underground Organization

Michael

McMahon

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

Weatherman Underground Organization

Sara

McCoy

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

Weatherman Underground Organization

Chiara

Tasso

Ogden International School of Chicago

Why Did People Between the 1700's and 1900's Want to Abolish the Death Penalty?

Nya

Hernandez

De Diego Community Academy

Why was Water a Killer?

Grace

Dahl

Chicago Virtual Charter Middle School

Women's Suffrage

Mary

Okkema

St. Cletus School

Workers Struggles in the Stockyards

Isabelle

Donahue

St. Cletus School

Workers Struggles in the Stockyards

DOCUMENTARIES

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Project Name

Helen

Georgitsos

Jamieson Elementary School

A Less Than Civil Death

Ana

Silberg

Lincoln Elementary School

Blackface: African-American Rights in Chicago Entertainment

Bernadette

Reisch

Lincoln Elementary School

Blackface: African-American Rights in Chicago Entertainment

Annie

Rix

Lincoln Elementary School

Blackface: African-American Rights in Chicago Entertainment

Gabriela

Dziewulski

Whitney Young Academic Center

Can't Clean It? Chlorine It: Chicago Leads the Way in Water Chlorination

Angela

Lee

Whitney Young Academic Center

Can't Clean It? Chlorine It: Chicago Leads the Way in Water Chlorination

Grace

Nelson

Whitney Young Academic Center

Can't Clean It? Chlorine It: Chicago Leads the Way in Water Chlorination

Mohammed

Alam

Hayt School

Chicago Race Riots of  1919

Patrick

Buruena

Hayt School

Chicago Race Riots of  1919

Abdul

Feroz

Hayt School

Chicago Race Riots of  1919

Gonzalo

Garcia

Hayt School

Chicago Race Riots of  1919

Johanna

Bozic

Lane Tech Academic Center

Chicago's Queen: Bertha Palmer and her help in creating the basis for womens rights

Samantha

Sorich

Lane Tech Academic Center

Chicago's Queen: Bertha Palmer and her help in creating the basis for womens rights

Charla

Kelsey

Clay Elementary School

Democratic Convention of 1968

Anyssa

Cerda

Clay Elementary School

Democratic Convention of 1968

James

Rzasa

Clay Elementary School

Democratic Convention of 1968

Jayssen

Garcia

Clay Elementary School

Democratic Convention of 1968

Ella

Marden

Lane Tech Academic Center

Frances Elizabeth Willard: A voice for change

Sonia

Wanberg

Taft Academic Center

Frances Willard: A Girl's Champion

Allison

Zhang

Mead Jr. High School

From Lil Orphan Annie to Loving Foster Family

Annika

Lafyatis

Mead Jr. High School

From Lil Orphan Annie to Loving Foster Family

Charlie

Leversha

Catherine Cook School

Great Strike of 1877

Benjamin

Wilson

Immanuel Lutheran

Mormonism in Illinois

Tyler

Pondel

St. Leonard School

Prohibition: The Good, the Corrupt and the Gangsters in Chicago

Maansey

Rishi

Decatur Classical School

Protecting Youth Wasn't Child's Play: The Hull House Advocating Against the Threats of Child Labor

George

Georgitsos

Jamieson Elementary School

Public Housing: Solution or Prison for the Poor

Micah

Weese

Lincoln Elementary School

Redefining the First Amendment: The ACLU and the Neo-Nazi March in Skokie

Hyunsik

Yang

Lincoln Elementary School

Redefining the First Amendment: The ACLU and the Neo-Nazi March in Skokie

Nick

Gloss

Skinner North Elementary School

Rights and Responsibilities for Public Beaches

Joey

Padmanabhan

Decatur Classical School

The 1968 DNC: The National Stage for Freedom of Expression

James

Rockey

Decatur Classical School

The 1968 DNC: The National Stage for Freedom of Expression

Isabella

Crame

Edison Regional Gifted Center

The Bracero Movement

Sydney

Chanen

Lane Tech Academic Center

The Chicago Freedom Movement of 1968

Margarita

Kugotova

Lane Tech Academic Center

The Chicago Freedom Movement of 1968

Hank

Wagner

Wildwood World Magnet IB

The Chicago Memorial Day Massacre

Aidan

Williams

Lincoln Elementary School

The Right Fight: Protesting the Draft

Alice

Sickler

Lincoln Elementary School

The Right Fight: Protesting the Draft

Ella

O'Neil

Lincoln Elementary School

The Right Fight: Protesting the Draft

Justin

Ziegelmueller

Lincoln Elementary School

The Right Fight: Protesting the Draft

Daphne

Kass

Science & Arts Academy

The Silence is Over

Katie

Schindler

Science & Arts Academy

The Stateville Penitentiary Malaria Studies

Justin

Bologna

Edison Regional Gifted Center

This is my Home

Sunny

Eimer

Decatur Classical School

Willis Wagons: Rerouting the Future for Segregated Schools

Maiah

Cabral

Decatur Classical School

Willis Wagons: Rerouting the Future for Segregated Schools

Olivia

Borawski

Taft Academic Center

WTTW

Ellie

Kruto

Taft Academic Center

WTTW

Gabriella

Tran

Ogden International School of Chicago

Yoshiro Nambu: Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking

PERFORMANCES

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Project Name

Jayssen

Garcia

Clay Elementary School

Democratic Convention of 1968

Charla

Kelsey

Clay Elementary School

Democratic Convention of 1968

Anyssa

Cerda

Clay Elementary School

Democratic Convention of 1968

James

Rzasa

Clay Elementary School

Democratic Convention of 1968

Olivia

Fergus-Brummer

Decatur Classical School

Irish Immigration: How Irish-Americans Fought Through Oppression and Discrimination in the United States to Build a Cultural Legacy That Would Last Forever

Casey

Wangman

Decatur Classical School

Jennie Hodgers Incognito: A Revelation of Empowered Women in the Civil War

Molly

Ward

Mead Jr. High School

Raking Up the Muck

Olivia

Donofrio

Mead Jr. High School

Raking Up the Muck

Madeline

Melzer

Chicago Academy Elementary

The Labor Movement

Leah

Aberman

Decatur Classical School

The National Socialist Party vs. Skokie: Clashing First Amendment Rights

Jack

Gitschlag

Lane Tech Academic Center

We just want our lager beer!  How the Lager Beer Riots affected immigrants in Chicago

Dugan

Kenaz-Mara

Lane Tech Academic Center

We just want our lager beer!  How the Lager Beer Riots affected immigrants in Chicago

WEBSITES

IMPORTANT: The Metro History contest determines the state award--there is not another level of judging.

Websites marked "Superior" will receive a blue ribbon at the State History Expo in the morning ceremony. Those ribbons not picked up in person will be sent to the teacher after the State History Expo. Websites marked "Excellent" will have a red ribbon sent to the teacher after the State History Expo.

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Project Name

State Award

Michael

Alday

Edwards Elementary School

1910 Stockyards Fire: Blaze, Blame, Repeat

Superior

Jose

Mercado

Edwards Elementary School

1910 Stockyards Fire: Blaze, Blame, Repeat

Superior

Marco

Sanchez

Edwards Elementary School

1910 Stockyards Fire: Blaze, Blame, Repeat

Superior

Adamari

Valenzuela

Edwards Elementary School

1910 Stockyards Fire: Blaze, Blame, Repeat

Superior

Isabel

Zavala

Edwards Elementary School

1910 Stockyards Fire: Blaze, Blame, Repeat

Superior

Jack

McHugh

Catherine Cook School

1968 Democratic National Convention

Superior

Leah

Stevenson

Catherine Cook School

Animal Anti-Cruelty Society

Superior

Vishnu

Nair

Forest Park Middle School

Atomic Bomb:  The Manhattan Project Story

Superior

Vaughn

Jordan-Whiting

Forest Park Middle School

Atomic Bomb:  The Manhattan Project Story

Superior

Sadie

Bunting

Decatur Classical School

Changing Role of Women at the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893

Superior

Jennifer

Pius-Alonee

Taft Academic Center

Chicago Film Cencorship

Excellent

Taniel

Dixion

National Teachers Academy

Chicago Freedom Movement

Excellent

Jeremiah

Ruffin

National Teachers Academy

Chicago Freedom Movement

Excellent

Kyle

Gustafson

Lakeview Junior High

Chicago Stadium: The Madhouse on Madison

Excellent

Maggie

Degnan

St. Cletus School

Chicago's Impact on Barack Obama

Superior

Skyler

Lorenty

Taft Academic Center

Chicago's World Fair of 1933

Excellent

Adele

Pereira

Kenwood Academic Center

Chinese Immigrants

Excellent

Chenji

Lin

Kenwood Academic Center

Chinese Immigrants

Excellent

Ariel

Branch

CICS Wrightwood School

Crime in Chicago was a Danger to All...

Superior

Robert

Stewart

CICS Wrightwood School

Crime in Chicago was a Danger to All...

Superior

Micaela

Foreman

Keller Regional Gifted Center

Defying the Noble Experiment

Excellent

Nihal

Kodavarti

Disney II Magnet Elementary School

Emmitt Till

Superior

Bianca

Saputra

Mead Jr. High School

Empire Strikes Back:  Pullman Strike

Superior

Sarah

Yamaguchi

Mead Jr. High School

Empire Strikes Back:  Pullman Strike

Superior

Tamara

Mazets

Lane Tech Academic Center

Fashion is our passion: How Eunice Johnson influenced the Ebony Fashion Fair

Superior

Janet

Ortega

Edwards Elementary School

Film Censorship

Excellent

Miguel

Estrada

Edwards Elementary School

Film Censorship

Excellent

Laura

Moore

Catherine Cook School

Freedom Day 1963

Excellent

Audrey

McMahon

Catherine Cook School

Freedom Day 1963

Excellent

Jack

Fetsch

Whitney Young Academic Center

From Segregated Projects to Integrated Neighborhoods: How Dorothy Gautreaux Revolutionized Public Housing

Superior

Riley

Gierat

Whitney Young Academic Center

From Segregated Projects to Integrated Neighborhoods: How Dorothy Gautreaux Revolutionized Public Housing

Superior

Samuel

Rivera

Whitney Young Academic Center

From Segregated Projects to Integrated Neighborhoods: How Dorothy Gautreaux Revolutionized Public Housing

Superior

Harper

Day

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Haymarket Square Riot

Superior

James

Lyman

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Haymarket Square Riot

Superior

Talia

Garg

Lincoln Elementary School

High Hopes for the Homes

Superior

Lily

Stein

Lincoln Elementary School

High Hopes for the Homes

Superior

Joe

Schuler

St. Cletus School

Life on the I&M Canal

Excellent

Emily

Rausch

St. Cletus School

Life on the I&M Canal

Excellent

Grace

Johnson

Keller Regional Gifted Center

Music in Chicago

Excellent

Josue

Estrada

Jamieson Elementary School

Music Royalty Rights and Petrillo

Superior

Anai

Hernandeznava

Jamieson Elementary School

Music Royalty Rights and Petrillo

Superior

Gisel

Solis

Jamieson Elementary School

Music Royalty Rights and Petrillo

Superior

Myles

Rosario

Lane Tech Academic Center

No School!  How the 1963 Chicago Public Schools Boycott Impacted Education in Chicago

Excellent

Patrick ("Buddy")

McQuillan

Lane Tech Academic Center

No School!  How the 1963 Chicago Public Schools Boycott Impacted Education in Chicago

Excellent

David

Montes

Lane Tech Academic Center

No School!  How the 1963 Chicago Public Schools Boycott Impacted Education in Chicago

Excellent

Jorge

Mendez

Lane Tech Academic Center

No School!  How the 1963 Chicago Public Schools Boycott Impacted Education in Chicago

Excellent

Gabrie

Laniewski

Whitney Young Academic Center

Planting Patiotism

Superior

Luke

Lasley

Whitney Young Academic Center

Planting Patiotism

Superior

Cyrus

LeMoine

Whitney Young Academic Center

Planting Patiotism

Superior

Edward

Yang

Whitney Young Academic Center

Planting Patiotism

Superior

Ryan

Malone

Independent - Malone (Junior)

Pros and Cons of High School Basketball Players Going Straight to the Pros

Superior

Jake

Gerenraich

Whitney Young Academic Center

Racial Inequality in the Death Penalty

Excellent

Akhil

Kalgati

Whitney Young Academic Center

Racial Inequality in the Death Penalty

Excellent

Jared

Klaasen

Whitney Young Academic Center

Racial Inequality in the Death Penalty

Excellent

Ruihong

Zhen

Whitney Young Academic Center

Racial Inequality in the Death Penalty

Excellent

Kristen

Rigsby

Taft Academic Center

Robert McCormick: Defining the Rights and Responsibilities of a Free Press

Superior

Julia

Aguilar

Edwards Elementary School

Solidarity Movement- Chicago Style

Excellent

Elizabeth

Galvez

Edwards Elementary School

Solidarity Movement- Chicago Style

Excellent

Jazmin

Rodriguez

Edwards Elementary School

Solidarity Movement- Chicago Style

Excellent

Jazmine

Ruiz

Edwards Elementary School

Solidarity Movement- Chicago Style

Excellent

Julia

Hasan

Keller Regional Gifted Center

The Advancement of Women in the Chicago Police Department

Excellent

Danielle

Dahill

St. Cletus School

The Chicago 1919 Race Riot

Excellent

Daniel

King

Lane Tech Academic Center

The Fight for Workers' Rights: Eugene "King" Debs and his influence throughout the Pullman Strike

Superior

Jack

Joshi

Lane Tech Academic Center

The Fight for Workers' Rights: Eugene "King" Debs and his influence throughout the Pullman Strike

Superior

Radoslaw

Chrzanowski

Lane Tech Academic Center

The Fight for Workers' Rights: Eugene "King" Debs and his influence throughout the Pullman Strike

Superior

John

Travlos

Edgebrook Elementary School

The Journey:  The Greek Chicago Dream

Superior

Michael

Muzupappa

Edgebrook Elementary School

The Memorial Day Massacre of May 30, 1937:  A Holiday of Tragedy

Superior

Alejandra

Diaz

Edwards Elementary School

The Pill

Superior

Monica

Macedo

Edwards Elementary School

The Pill

Superior

Jacqueline

Medina

Edwards Elementary School

The Pill

Superior

Daisy

Ortiz

Edwards Elementary School

The Pill

Superior

Katie

Li

Whitney Young Academic Center

The Sheppard-Towner Act

Superior

Rosalyn

Scholl

Whitney Young Academic Center

The Sheppard-Towner Act

Superior

Rose

Sosnowski

Whitney Young Academic Center

The Sheppard-Towner Act

Superior

Eli

O'Malley

Decatur Classical School

The Tragedy of Thought: The Discrimination of Native People at the World's Columbian Exposition

Superior

Julia

Carlson

Decatur Classical School

The Women's Building: Fighting for Rights & Responsibilities of Women

Superior

Wilson

Zhu

Twin Groves Middle School

They Came Marching

Superior

Samarth

Madduru

Twin Groves Middle School

They Came Marching

Superior

Melissa

Cano

Jamieson Elementary School

Title IX: A Milestone in History

Excellent

Omar

Durmic

Jamieson Elementary School

Title IX: A Milestone in History

Excellent

Phillip

Pakowski

Lakeview Junior High

U-505'S IMPACT ON CHICAGO AND ITS PEOPLE

Excellent

Kirk

Hoffman

Lakeview Junior High

UNION STATION: THE STATION THAT KEEPS CHICAGO ON TRACK

Excellent

Nikola

Burza

Jamieson Elementary School

Veterans in Illinois

Excellent

Casey

Ngo

Jamieson Elementary School

Veterans in Illinois

Excellent

Doriana

Othman

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

Video What? Video Games

Excellent

Audrey

Eun

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy

Video What? Video Games

Excellent

Duyen

Vo

Taft Academic Center

When the Nazis Come Marching In

Superior

Quynh

Nguyen

Taft Academic Center

When the Nazis Come Marching In

Superior

Hajra

Qaiser

Hayt School

Women's efforts to get the  right to vote

Excellent

PAPERS

IMPORTANT: The Metro History contest determines the state award--there is not another level of judging.

Papers marked "Superior" will receive a blue ribbon at the State History Expo in the morning ceremony. Those ribbons not picked up in person will be sent to the teacher after the State History Expo. Papers marked "Excellent" will have a red ribbon sent to the teacher after the State History Expo.

First Name

Last Name

School Name

Project Name

State Award

Samantha

Guagliardo

Lakeview Junior High

A Saint of a Disaster

Excellent

Claudia

Zhu

Mead Jr. High School

A Voice to the Voiceless

Superior

Lawrence

Wong

Sheridan Magnet School

Black Ink

Superior

Daniel

Keegan

St. Louise de Marillac

Charles Tyson Yerkes: Business Man or Scoundrel?

Superior

Ariel

Hulfachar

Skinner North Elementary School

Chicago River Reversal

Excellent

Claudia

Bidstrup

Wildwood World Magnet IB

Discrimination or Equal Play: Title IX in Chicago Public Schools

Excellent

Emily

Kurylak

Keller Regional Gifted Center

Drivers' Licenses: Rights Coupled with Responsibilities

Superior

Christian

Ramos

Peirce Elementary School

Earl W. Rentroe: Father of Orthodontists

Superior

Sophie

Jensen

Lincoln Elementary School

Fighting for a Change: The Story of Myra Bradwell and Her Fight for Women's Rights

Superior

Cleo

Shine

Peirce Elementary School

Florence Kelly & Labor Rights

Excellent

Alice

Cao

Ogden International School of Chicago

Florence Kelly and the Rights of Women and Children

Excellent

Raelyn

Kelley

Chicago Virtual Charter Middle School

Grave Consequences in Lincoln Park

Superior

Gavin

Atack

Lane Tech Academic Center

Gun Fight! Chicago's struggle for gun control laws

Superior

Dominic

Urukalo

Wildwood World Magnet IB

History of the Chicago Stockyards

Excellent

Alyssa

Streeter

Thorp Scholastic Academy

How did Jane Addam's Work with Poor Immigrants and Underprivileged Make in Impact on the Community?

Excellent

Sydni-Anne

Pearson

Keller Regional Gifted Center

John H. Johnson: The Visionary

Superior

Devin

Thomas

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Juvenile Court System of Chicago

Superior

Liam

Draper

Lane Tech Academic Center

Lincoln's Other Enemies: How Illinois Copperheads aided the Confederacy and were disloyal towards the Union

Superior

Daniel

Dardon

Lane Tech Academic Center

One of the Big Five: How the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Enriched Chicago Culture

Excellent

Mayra

Staven

Peirce Elementary School

Owen Lovejoy's Leadership on the Underground Railroad

Superior

Marlowe

Tapp

Nettelhorst Elementary School

Protests and the 1968 Democratic National Convention

Excellent

Cameron

Cole

Kenwood Academic Center

Pullman Porters

Superior

Sarah

Loos

Taft Academic Center

Rights and Responsibilities

Excellent

Karina

Cortez

Lane Tech Academic Center

Riots everywhere! How Eugene Williams' death triggered the 1919 Chicago Race Riots

Superior

Sean

Nolan

St. Louise de Marillac

Roeser's Bakery: A Chicago Tradition

Superior

Gabriella

Watylyk

St. Louise de Marillac

Second City Improv: How It Affects Us

Superior

Dino

Frulla

Sheridan Magnet School

Sit Down!  You're Rocking the Boat!

Excellent

Nitin

Subramanian

Mead Jr. High School

Supreme Court & Constitutionality

Superior

William

Hope

St. Giles School

Switching on the World's Fair

Superior

Hope

Rogers

Kenwood Academic Center

Teacher's Strike

Superior

Patricia

Vaidos

Thorp Scholastic Academy

The ACLU's Role in the Nazi March in Skokie, Illinois

Excellent

Janice

Akufo

Lincoln Elementary School

The Call for Civil Rights in the North

Superior

Stephen

Egresits

Catherine Cook School

The Chicago School Boycott

Superior

Zoe

Cloud

Science & Arts Academy

The Cholera Epidemics of the 1800s and how they Shaped a City

Superior

Lauren

Marut

Decatur Classical School

The Great  Depression:  Funding, Paychecks, and All the Arbitrary  Plans of the Government

Superior

Eli

Decker

Thorp Scholastic Academy

The Haymarket Riot's effect on the Public's View of Socialism

Excellent

Lucas

Nelson

Thorp Scholastic Academy

The Meat Packing Industry in the Late 1800's -Early 1900's

Superior

Maya

Beck

Ogden International School of Chicago

The Revolution of Modern Dance

Superior

Kevin

Von Holt

Immanuel Lutheran

The Sears Catalog

Superior

Ema

Takahashi

Lincoln Elementary School

The World's Columbia Exposition: A Fair of Opportunity for Women

Excellent

Alexandra

Maka

St. Daniel the Prophet

Title IX:  Women's Rights in Sports

Excellent

Chloe

Williams

Lincoln Elementary School

Turbulent Times in the Windy City: Currents of Change

Superior

Grace

Dodge

Lakeview Junior High

Walt Disney: World of Wonder

Excellent

Annelise

Goldman

Science & Arts Academy

Water, Water, Everywhere...The Story of Chicago's Responsibility to Provide Clean Water to its Citizens

Superior


 

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