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(Neb.)-Chadron Students Advance To State History Day Competition

By: Chris Fankhauser Posted at: 03/03/2014 09:40 AM

(Chadron)-Last Friday, over 80 students from across the Panhandle submitted National History Day projects for judging at the regional NHD competition that was held at Chadron State College. Chadron Middle School Principal Nick Dressel congratulated all the students in his blog at chadronschools.org, and said the school had twenty-six students submit fifteen projects in the competition. 
Several students from CMS qualified for the State NHD competition, which will be held on April 12.  Joe Matt, JashwaAlan Cummings and Zayne Jones will present their exhibit, Treaty of Versailles; Claire Margetts and Abby Hyer will present their exhibit, Ida B. Wells; Alpine Hickstein was selected to present her exhibit, A.I.M.; Sam Rischling will present his exhibit, New York Draft Riots; Kat Dodd will present her citizenship project, Newsboy Strike of 1899; Evelyn McEwen will present her Documentary - The Irish Potato Famine; and Kellie Waugh and Anabel Gardner will present their Website - Mary Surratt. 
Group Exhibits
Katie Lewin, Alexys Fernandez - The Orphan Train
Beau Jersild, Drew Jersild, Cody Madsen, Kylee Garrett - Beef Quality Assurance:  From pasture to plate
Joe Matt, JashwaAlan Cummings, Zayne Jones - Treaty of V.:  Revenge over Rights
Jake Lemmon, Luke Tiensvold - The Great Wall of China
Claire Margetts, Abby Hyer - Ida B. Wells
Mumbi Mwaura, Mia Broderick - "With all deliberate speed" - Implementing Brown v. Board of Education

Group Websites
Brooklyn Stack, Hunter Hawk - Brown v. Board of Education
Anabel Gardner, Kellie Waugh - Mary Surratt

Individual Documentary
Evelyn McEwen - The Irish Potato Famine

Individual Exhibit
Alpine Hickstein - American Indian Movement
Sam Rischling - The New York Draft Riots:  Rights and Responsibilities of

Renee Redfern - The Berlin Wall
Kat Dodd - The Newsboy Strike of 1899
Erin Kadlecek - The Great Depression
Aubree Noble - Volunteerism:  Habitat for Humanity
(Information courtesy Nick Dressel, chadronschools.org)


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