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LHS Annex Students Win at National History Day Regional

Monday, March 27, 2017 -

Students from the Liverpool High School Annex were honored during the 2017 National History Day lhsnationalhistoryday2Central New York Regional competition on March 11 at Onondaga Community College.

“Taking a Stand in History” was the theme for this year’s competition, and students created projects in five categories - exhibit, Web site, documentary, papers and performance.

Receiving honors were:

Junior Individual Exhibit Category

  • Second Place: Braedon Rheaume - Martin Luther; Taking a Stand in History

Junior Group Exhibit Category

  • Second Place: Curt Merrick and Nicholas Reed - The Berlin Wall

Junior Individual Documentaries

  • Second Place: Amiya Widger - Simon Wiesenthal: Impacting the Lives of Holocaust Survivors and Others Around Him

Junior Group Documentaries

  • First Place: Jenna Schulz, Emily Salanger and Julia Schewe - The Warsaw Ghetto: Taking a Stand Against the Nazis
  • Second Place: Abbey Nettle, Morgan White and Helen Nash - Klimt Masterpieces, Major Court Cases and Maria Altmann

Junior Individual Web sites

  • First Place: Gabrielle Pelkey - Sophie Scholl: Taking a Stand Against Hitler
  • Second Place: Paige Hnatko - Taking a Stand: The Senate vs. Caesar

Junior Group Web sites

  • First Place: Mercy Infante, Shiann Fenton and Emily Williamson - Feminism in the Renaissance; Taking a Stand in History
  • Second Place: Justin Ciron, DJ Rice, Connor Wiegand and Erich Hyde - Genghis Khan; Taking a Stand in History

Junior Individual Performance

  • First Place: Lillian Lemery - The Russian Revolution of 1917: Taking a Stand Against the Government

Junior Group Presentation

  • First Place: Lea Prusinowski, Cameryn Lucia and Elizabeth Clark - Annie Besant Through the Ages

The students are now qualified to compete during the New York State National History Day Competition in Cooperstown on April 24.

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