HWRHS students come up strong at the Mass. State History Day Competition

Written by Ms.. Borges, Curriculum Team Leader, History/Social Studies
A big congratulations to all of the students who earned recognition at yesterday’s Mass State History Day competition.  All 1st place and 2nd place winners will compete in the 2014 National History Day competition in DC this June.  A special thank you to Vinnie Bucci, Rob Emmett, Johann Knets and Tyler Walker who spent many extra hours helping the competitors become national contenders.
Senior Individual Exhibit
1st Place and National Archives Special Award
The Curt Flood Case: Free Agency for Athletes Harrison O’Brien
Senior Group Exhibit
1st Place
Fire at the Triangle    Annie Li  and Brianna Burke
Honorable Mention
Women in the American Workforce Emma Beane, Mariah Manter, and Carly Moulton
During World War II
Senior Individual Documentary
1st Place and Best Overall Project (Best in Show Prize)
The Americans With Disabilities Act: Bryn Hennigar
Taking Responsibilities For Their Rights 
Senior Group Documentary
1st Place and National Archives Special Award
What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: The Public’s Laura Jennings and Liz Perrotta
Response to Know vs. The Government’s 
Responsibility to Protect
Honorable Mention
The Pentagon Papers: The Right to KnowErin Mason, Olivia Quill, Kristin Heffernen and Elizabeth Gillis
Senior Individual Website
2nd Place
The Nuremberg Trials: An International Mary Joens
Responsibility to Uphold Justice
Senior Group Website
Honroable Mention
Dorothea Dix: Reformer for the Mentally IllCourtney Milot and Madison Poore
Junior Individual Documentary
2nd Place
Three Mile Island: Rights and Responsibilities Dennis VanMaaren
in the Nuclear Age
Junior Group Documentary
1st Place and National Archives Special Award
Tuskegee: Trampled Rights/Maggie Perrotta and Jacqueline Fibbe
Ignored Responsibilities