NH students highlight past in history contest
Kylie Enderson, left, and Connor Toppin, eighth-graders at Haverhill Cooperative Middle School, stand with their presentation ,'The Voice of a Generation.' (COURTESY)
The top winners in the junior and senior categories are now eligible to present at the National History Day event in Washington, D.C., in June.
The competition, which has been hosted by the university since 2003, had its largest group of student competitors this year, said PSU Professor of History Dr. John Krueckeberg.
The contest is for New Hampshire students in grades 6-12. At the same time, it gives the university's education students real-world experience with students that they can use when they become teachers.
In the junior category, Clara Jude of Holy Trinity School won first place for individual paper. Emily Gray of Laconia Middle School won first place in the junior individual exhibit program.
Dennis Ruprecht of the Haverhill Cooperative won for junior individual documentary. Catherine McLaughlin of Gilford Middle School won for best individual performance, and Sarah Morin of Holy Trinity School won for individual web site.
Brandon Proulx and Collin Humphreys of Laconia Middle School won for best junior group exhibit. Caitlin Mallahan and Madison Vickery of Holy Trinity School won for best group documentary.
Dominique Bolduc, Adrianna Dinsmoor and James Marceau of Holy Trinity School won for best junior group performance. Ajay Kancherlapalli and Vishaak Narayan of the Ross A. Lurgio Middle School won for best group web site.
In the senior category, Albert Kim of Phillips Exeter Academy won for best individual paper. Kaitlyn Eckert of Merrimack High School won for best individual exhibit, and home-schooled Madeleine Poisson won for best individual documentary.
Hollie Wilson of Merrimack High School won best senior individual performance. Home-schooler Joshua Gagne won for best individual web site. Maria Fernandez and Mary Robichaud of Pinkerton Academy won for best group exhibit.
Zoe Lanier and Samantha Holder of Merrimack High School won for best group documentary. Guinevere Gilman and Meredith Gilman of Exeter High School won for best group performance. Bryce Gillen, Ryan Clermont, and Colby Chase of Lin-Wood High School won for best senior group web site.
Karen Sullivan of Laconia High School and Lindsey Johnson of Merrimack High School received National History Day Teacher of the Year awards.
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