Northeast Regional District History Fair Results for HWRHS

Congratulations to all of the 2017 Northeast Regional District History Day winners and Honorable Mentions! On Saturday March 4th, Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School and Miles River students competed against 12 other Massachusetts schools. All 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners are moving onto the Massachusetts State National History Day contest which will take place at Stoneham High School on April 1st. This year’s theme is Taking a Stand in History. A special thank you to all of the teachers who have worked closely with the students since September on their research projects: Kristen Borges, Brett Burnett, Vinnie Bucci, Rob Emmett, Johann Knets, and Tyler Walker.

High School Awards Student Names Title of Project
Individual Website
1st Place Lily Knudsen Dr. Jonathan Mann: Taking a Stand for Health and Human Rights Amidst the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
2nd Place Hollis Mann The Great Sioux War: Taking a Stand for a Way of Life
Honorable Mention Andrew Riccio Defiance in Leaps and Bounds: Jesse Owens and the 1936 Olympic Games
Group Website
1st Place Will Curtis

Lily Dixon

Nick Oo

Parker Tocci

Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution: Taking a Stand Against Corruption and Imperialism
2nd Place Emily Minster

Julia Sauriol

Taking a Stand Through Militancy: Alice Paul and the Fight for Suffrage
Honorable Mention Lauren Flynn

Katie Hankin

Cecily Szady

Griswold vs. Connecticut: Taking a Stand in History
Group Performance
1st Place Will Glovsky

Bryn Smith

A Post-War Stand: Betty Friedan and Women’s Fight for Equality
3rd Place Emily Benack

Olivia Brown

Lia Whitman

Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon: Taking a Stand for Third Wave Feminism
Individual Exhibit
1st Place and Special Prize Cole Dwyer The Pullman Strike
Group Exhibit
1st Place John Farnham

Cameron Grinnell

Grace MacCurrach

Alex Renaud

William Wilberforce: Pioneer for the Stand Against the Slave Trade
2nd Place Jaeyoung Kum

Griffin Penn

Spencer Poore

Theodore Roosevelt: Taking a Stand Against Trusts
3rd Place Anna Cassidento

Ailis heard-Burns

Cate Pasquarello

Charlotte Rubel

The Pentagon Papers
Honorable Mention Grace Moroney

Grace Tymann

Loving Beyond All Odds: The Case That Took a Stand Against Anti-miscegenation
Honorable Mention Elizabeth Gasiorowski

Michelle Morency

Lily Ting

The White Rose: A Call for German Action Against the Nazi Regime
Group Documentary
1st Place Jackie Fibbe

Maggie Perrotta

How Dare They Try To Stop This Music!
2nd Place Sean Li

Jack McMahon

Ian Park

Henry Smith

Gorbachev: Taking a Stand for Peace and Democracy
3rd Place Zane Clark

Cameron Lake

Benjamin Meahl

Daniel Tobin

Nathan Watkins

Muhammad Ali: Taking a Stand Against the Draft
Historical Research Paper
1st Place Luce Brandt Louisa May Alcott: An Iconic Symbol of Feminine Power, Personal Value, and Independence