Thursday, June 15, 2017

WA Students coming home with some hardware...

Hello Washington History Day Fans,

Good news from the 2017 National Contest, we have some students coming home with medals!

Two golds and one silver to be exact! YAY Team!

In the Junior Division we have Ananya Nandula, Ananya Ganapathi and Layasri Ranjith bringing home the gold in Junior Group Documentary for their doc on "The Tuskegee Airmen: Courage Knows No Color." They are from Evergreen Middle School in Sammamish, Washington.
We also have Vidyut Baskar and Pranav Sheokand bringing home the silver for their Junior Group Exhibit on, "In a League of Thier Own: How Ludwig Guttmann's Paralympics Put the 'Ability" in Disability." They are also from Evergreen Middle School.

Bringing home the gold in the Senior Divison we have Hannah Doyle and Zarchary Matson from Delta High School in Pasco, Washington for their Senior Group Website on, "Mother Jones: Marching with the Mill Children."

We also have another finalist finishing in 10th place in the nation, Jeaziree Salise for her Senior Individual Website on, "Taking a Stand for the Ancient One: Bonnichsen et al. v. the United States." She too is from Delta High School.

Our Outstanding State Award winners are Sneha Bharadwaj from Redmond High School for her Senior Individual Documentary on, "Brown vs Board of Education, Taking a Stand Against Segregation." The Junior Division winner was Ann Cabacungan from Marcus Whitman Junior High for her Junior Individual Documentary on, Jane Addams and Her Contribitions to the Progressive Movement."

Below you can see some pictures from today's awards ceremony and the parade of states.  

Another great year for Washington History Day students at this years National Contest.

Joan and I had a great time and we hope the rest of the delegation did as well.

Thank you to the delegation and safe travels home!

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