THIS JUST IN: Award results from Maryland History Day on Saturday

  I just got an email with the list of award results from Maryland History Day.   I would of posted this on Saturday, but I didn’t have this list to do so.  Anyway, here you go!

ADVANCERS TO THE NATIONAL HISTORY DAY CONTEST

 

JUNIOR PAPERS

 

Student:           Michael Keen

Topic:              Billy Mitchell: Relentless Advocate for Aviation

School:            Homeschool

County:            Montgomery County

Teacher:          Christine Keen

 

Student:           Rachel Knobel

Topic:              Thomas Paine: The Lost Founder Lives On

School:            Wilde Lake Middle School

County:            Howard County

Teacher:          Laura Attridge

 

JUNIOR INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITS

 

Student:           Faith Chung

Topic:              Gustave Eiffel:  Magician of Iron

School:            Patuxent Valley Middle School

County:            Howard County

Teachers:         Leila Mahlin, Ed Esbrandt

 

Student:           Georgia Bussink

Topic:              Dr. William S. Halstead – Father of the Surgical Glove

School:            Meade Middle School

County:            Anne Arundel County

Teacher:          Robi Gilbertson

 

JUNIOR GROUP EXHIBITS

 

Students:         Jackie Joyal, Grace Larsen

Topic:              Jane Goodall: Hero to All

School:            Northern Middle School

County:            Calvert County

Teacher:          Carli Griffin

 

Students:         Monica Gerber, Sarah Greenwell

Topic:              Lewis Hine: The Photographer of Child Labor

School:            Northern Middle School

County:            Calvert County

Teachers:         Devin Page

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUNIOR INDIVIDUAL DOCUMENTARIES

 

Student:           Ryan Burton

Topic:              Benjamin O. Davis

School:            Milton Somers Middle School

County:            Charles County

Teachers:         Kyle Gobe

 

Student:           Avait Chauhan

Topic:              Nikola Tesla: The Father of the Modern World

School:            Patuxent Valley Middle School

County:            Howard County

Teacher:          Leila Mahlin, Ed Esbrandt

 

JUNIOR GROUP DOCUMENTARIES

 

Students:         Langston Cotman, Isabel Hendrix-Jenkins, Nick Park

Topic:              D.A. Henderson: Pioneer in Smallpox Eradication

School:            Eastern Middle School

County:            Montgomery County

Teacher:          Laurie Hawe

 

Students:         David Hessler, Nicole Moy, Sydney Sanial

Topic:              Rachel Carson: Mother of Environmentalism

School:            Lime Kiln Middle School

County:            Howard County

Teachers:         Tracy Spillman

 

JUNIOR INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES

 

Student:           Daniel Goldstein

Topic:              Eva Peron: Hero to the Poor

School:            Ellicott Mills Middle School

County:            Howard County

Teacher:          Cindy Waugh

 

Student:           Alanna Natanson

Topic:              That Flanagan Woman: The Story of Hallie Flanagan in Three Parts

School:            Eastern Middle School

County:            Montgomery County

Teacher:          Laurie Hawe

 

JUNIOR GROUP PERFORMANCES

 

Students:         Sarah Goldberg, Hannah Hwong, Temi Ibirogba, Sarika Ramaswamy

Topic:              Katharine Graham:  The Rise of the Washington Post during Watergate

School:            Eastern Middle School

County:            Montgomery County

Teacher:          Laurie Hawe

 

Students:         Maria Ayoub, Shaelyn Cavanaugh

Topic:              Sarah Osborne

School:            Dunloggin Middle School

County:            Howard County

Teachers:         Pam Kidwell

 

JUNIOR WEB SITES

 

Student:           Kimberly Lopez

Topic:              She Saved Our Doomed Babies: Helen Taussig’s Contribution to Medical Science

School:            Calvert Middle School

County:            Calvert County

Teacher:          Julei Darrach

 

Students:         Calvin Davies, Cameron Forrest, Ronnie Forster

Topic:              Nicola Tesla

School:            Mill Creek Middle School

County:            Calvert County

Teacher:          Art Wittig

 

 

SENIOR PAPERS

 

Student:           Dominika Hosova

Topic:              Marian Rejewski

School:            Boonsboro High School

County:            Washington County

Teacher:          Cory Matheny

 

Student:           Sheena Tadikonda

Topic:              Elizabeth Blackwell

School:            North East High School

County:            Cecil County

Teacher:          Paul Armstrong

 

 

SENIOR INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITS

 

Student:           Dana Katzenelson

Topic:              Philip G. Zimbardo: The Stanford Prison Experiment and Beyond

School:            Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

County:            Baltimore City

Teacher:          Dennis Jutras, Maureen O’Neill

 

Student:           Gregory Segal

Topic:              Grover Cleveland versus Congress: Strengthening the Executive Branch

School:            Walter Johnson High School

County:            Montgomery County

Teacher:          Nathan Schwartz, Micah Wiggins

 

 

SENIOR GROUP EXHIBITS

 

Students:         Julia Singleton, Joe Wan

Topic:              Rachel Carson: An Environmental Legacy

School:            Wilde Lake High School

County:            Howard County

Teacher:          Katherine Volpe

 

 

 

Students:         Katja Harper, Danikquia Starks

Topic:              Muhammad Yunus: Revolutionary Against Poverty

School:            Eleanor Roosevelt High School

County:            Prince George’s County

Teacher:          Julian Lord

 

SENIOR INDIVIDUAL DOCUMENTARIES

 

Student:           Lauren White

Topic:              Art as Activism: The Compelling Paintings of Ben Shahn

School:            Huntingtown High School

County:            Calvert County

Teacher:          Mary Casey

 

Student:           Nathan Rehr

Topic:              Sargent Shriver: From Idealism to Institution

School:            Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

County:            Baltimore City

Teachers:         Dennis Jutras, Maureen O’Neill

 

SENIOR GROUP DOCUMENTARIES

 

Students:         Shaniqua Armstead, Jonae Mayfield, Erin Washington

Topic:              Frederick Douglass: Slavery to Success

School:            Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

County:            Baltimore City

Teacher:          Dennis Jutras, Maureen O’Neill

 

Students:         Jeanie Lai, Warner Lai, Eboni Lightner

Topic:              Nature Trail to Hope: John Muir’s Quest for Environmental Justice

School:            Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

County:            Baltimore City

Teacher:          Dennis Jutras, Maureen O’Neill

 

SENIOR INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES

 

Student:           Joanna Guy

Topic:              Militant Quaker: Alice Paul and the Final Campaign for Women’s Suffrage

School:            Southern Garrett High School

County:            Garrett County

Teacher:          David Bender

 

Student:           Christopher Perdue

Topic:              Ne’er To Be Forgotten: The Legacy of Robert Burns

School:            Perdue Academy

County:            Montgomery County

Teacher:          Susan Perdue

 

 

SENIOR GROUP PERFORMANCES

 

Students:         Katherine Marshall, Rebecca Mitchell, Rachel Petro

Topic:              Lives Forever Changed: Stanton and Mott

School:            Urbana High School

County:            Frederick County

Teachers:         Colleen Bernard

 

Students:         Cora Lesure, Paige Weaver

Topic:              The Legacy of William Shakespeare

School:            Annapolis Senior High School

County:            Anne Arundel County

Teacher:          Kimberly Chiang

 

SENIOR WEB SITES

 

Student:           Alice Chang, Eva Morgun, Lina Valivullah

Topic:              Benjamin Franklin: The Model American

School:            Walter Johnson High School

County:            Montgomery County

Teachers:         Nathan Schwartz, Micah Wiggins

 

Student:           Max Cushner

Topic:              Clara Barton: The World’s Nurse

School:            Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

County:            Baltimore City

Teacher:          Dennis Jutras, Maureen O’Neill

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL AWARDS

 

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY, sponsored by the We the People Program of the National Endowment for the Humanities:

 

Students:         Kasey Campbell, Devin Harrington, Vaughn Midder

Topic:             Duke Ellington: Transcending Limitations

Category:         Group Exhibit

School:            Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

County:            Baltimore City

Teacher:          Dennis Jutras, Maureen O’Neill

 

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN CULTURAL HISTORY, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities:

 

Student:           Andrew Wang

Topic:             Robert Morrison and the Impact of Early Western Missionaries to China

Category:         Research Paper

School:            Ellicott Mills Middle School

County:            Howard County

Teacher:          Teacher:  Cindy Waugh

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE BARRY A. LANMAN AWARD FOR ORAL HISTORY, MARTHA ROSS CENTER FOR ORAL HISTORY, UMBC, sponsored by John D. Willard V:

 

Students:         Marilou Chanel, Kirstie Coombs, Taylor Rigsby, Anne Rueckerl

Topic:              Fred W. Besley: A Man of Vision

Category:         Group Exhibit

School:            Northern Middle School

County:            Washington County

Teachers:         Donna Almany, Archie Graff

 

Student:           David Phelps

Topic:              George C. Marshall: Champion of Europe

Category:         Research Paper

School:            Eleanor Roosevelt High School

County:            Prince George’s County

Teacher:          Kathleen Deery

 

 

 

THE EMILY HOFFMAN AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY, sponsored by Amy Plummer and Kenneth Hoffman:

 

Student:           Ryan Burton

Topic:              Benjamin O. Davis

Category:         Individual Documentary

School:            Milton Somers Middle School

County:            Charles County

Teacher:          Kristen Mitchell

 

Student:           Lauren White

Topic:              Art as Activism: The Compelling Paintings of Ben Shahn

Category:         Individual Documentary

School:            Huntingtown High School

County:            Calvert County

Teacher:          Mary Casey

 

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY, sponsored by AKRF, Inc.:

 

Student:           Suzy Cahn

Topic:              Breaking the Silence with “Silent Spring”

Category:         Website

School:            John Hanson Middle School

County:            Charles County

Teacher:          Victoria Demarco-Logue

 

Student:           Nora Keller

Topic:              Dian Fossey

Category:         Research Paper

School:            Huntingtown High School

County:            Calvert County

Teachers:         James Hall

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN ETHICAL ISSUES IN HISTORY, sponsored by the Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics, University of Baltimore:

 

Student:           Louis Demaso

Topic:              Allan Cormack’s Impact on History

Category:         Individual Documentary

School:            Matapeake Middle School

County:            Queen Anne’s County

Teacher:          Curtis George

 

Student:           Jocelyn Polansky

Topic:              Henry Clay: A Man of Compromise, a Man of Character

Category:         Research Paper

School:            North East High School

County:            Cecil County

Teachers:         Paul Armstrong

 

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY, sponsored by Paul Mogin, Esquire, Williams and Connolly LLP, Washington, DC:

 

Student:           Sara Hetherington

Topic:              Chief Sitting Bull

Category:         Individual Exhibit

School:            Smithsburg Middle School

County:            Washington County

Teachers:         Nancy Souders, Jesse Smith

 

Student:           Dillon Hagius

Topic:              Ellery Schempp and School Prayer: Establishment v. Free Exercise

Category:         Research Paper

School:            Atholton High School

County:            Howard County

Teacher:          Natalie Kelly

 

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN MARYLAND HISTORY, sponsored by the Maryland Historical Society:

 

Student:           Georgia Bussink

Topic:              Dr. William S. Halstead – Father of the Surgical Glove

Category:         Individual Exhibit

School:            Meade Middle School

County:            Anne Arundel County

Teacher:          Robi Gilbertson

 

Student:           Kasey Raines

Topic:              John Wilkes Booth: The Individual in History

Category:         Individual Documentary

School:            Huntingtown High School

County:            Calvert County

Teachers:         James Hall

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION, sponsored by the Maryland Historical Trust:

 

Students:         Melanie Berger, Elise Calanni, Rachel Calanni

Topic:              James Rouse: The City Gardener

Category:         Group Documentary

School:            Lime Kiln Middle School

County:            Howard County

Teacher:          Tracy Spillman

 

Students:         Shaniqua Armstead, Jonae Mayfield, Erin Washington

Topic:              Frederick Douglass: Slavery to Success

Category:         Group Documentary

School:            Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

County:            Baltimore City

Teacher:          Dennis Jutras, Maureen O’Neill

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN MILITARY HISTORY, sponsored by the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society:

 

Students:         Jamie Prendergast, Marissa Stepler

Topic:              Rose O’Neal Greenhow: Confederate Spy

Category:         Group Documentary

School:            Brunswick Middle School

County:            Frederick County

Teacher:          Scott Strait

 

Students:         Min Lee, Grace Lim

Topic:              Admiral Yi-Sun Shin

Category:         Group Exhibit

School:            Arundel High School

County:            Anne Arundel County

Teacher:          Michael Yuscavage

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, sponsored by Rev. Florence L. Ledyard, Rector, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church:

 

Student:           Riley Mazariegos

Topic:              Elie Wiesel: Prisoner to Peacemaker

Category:         Individual Exhibit

School:            Grace Episcopal Day School

County:            Montgomery County

Teacher:          Reginald Wills

 

Student:           Loraine Viar

Topic:              Pope John Paul II: A Beacon of Light in a World of Darkness

Category:         Individual Documentary

School:            North Hagerstown High School

County:            Washington County

Teacher:          Samuel Spinder

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, sponsored by UMBC Human Context of Science and Technology Program:

 

Students:         Jacob Peters, Lucas Razanauskas

Topic:              Soaring to Success: Wings That Changed the World – The Wright Brothers

Category:         Group Exhibit

School:            Crofton Middle School

County:            Anne Arundel County

Teacher:          Ty Bosnjak

 

Student:           Lindsey McGinley

Topic:              Contents Under Pressure

Category:         Individual Documentary

School:            Rising Sun High School

County:            Cecil County

Teacher:          Gail Dillaway

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN SOCIAL HISTORY, sponsored Maryland State Society, Colonial Dames XVII Century:

 

Students:         Julia Fine, So Jung Kim, Sierra Polston

Topic:              Edith Green: The Referee of Gender Discrimination

Category:         Group Performance

School:            Eastern Middle School

County:            Montgomery County

Teacher:          Laurie Hawe

 

Student:           Jake Fletcher

Topic:              Robert Gould Shaw: Paving the Way for African American Soldiers

Category:         Research Paper

School:            Eleanor Roosevelt High School

County:            Prince George’s County

Teacher:          Kathleen Deery

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN WOMEN’S HISTORY, sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County:

 

Student:           Ashlyn Hormuth

Topic:              Wilma Rudolph

Category:         Individual Exhibit

School:            Mount Savage Middle School

County:            Allegany County

Teacher:          Tammy Fochtman

 

SPECIAL PRIZE IN WOMEN’S HISTORY, sponsored by the Women’s Studies Department, University of Maryland, College Park:

 

Student:           Emily Brown

Topic:              My Neck Is My Own: The Courage of Virginia Hall, WWII Spy

Category:         Individual Exhibit

School:            Middletown High School

City:                 Frederick County

Teacher:          Allison Weese

 

 

 

 

TEACHER AWARDS

 

HISTORY DAY TEACHER OF THE YEAR: 

Margaret “Terri” O’Connell, Mayfield Woods Middle School, Howard County

 

 

DISTRICT TEACHER AWARDS:

 

Allegany County:               Lynn Muir, Westmar Middle School

 

Anne Arundel County:      Anne Yakaitis, Corkran Middle School

 

Calvert County:                  Margaret Land, Plum Point Middle School

 

Cecil County:                      Richard Opp, Rising Sun High School

 

Central District:                  Debbie Rosenberg, St. William of York School, Baltimore City

 

Charles County:                 Kathy Cooke, St. Peter’s School

 

Frederick County:              Judith Reilly, West Frederick Middle School

 

Garrett County:                   Gary Thompson, Southern Middle School

 

Howard County:                 Margaret “Terri” O’Connell, Mayfield Woods Middle School

 

Montgomery County:        Nathan Schwartz, Walter Johnson High School

 

Queen Anne’s County:     Brad Engel, Kent Island High School

 

St. Mary’s County:             Anne Vallandingham, Chopticon High School

 

Washington County:         Donna Almany, Northern Middle School

 

Special Recogniation:      Fawn Mete, Stephen Decatur Middle School, Worcester County

 

 

 

 

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~ by Kyle Dixon on April 28, 2009.

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