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District 8 competes for historic title

Posted: May 16, 2014 - 8:05am

On Saturday, April 19, Conway students represented District eight at the Arkansas State History Day Competition at UCA. This year’s project theme was “Rights and Responsibilities in History; People, Ideas, Events.”

The following students have placed in the National History Day State Competition at UCA.

2nd Place - Senior Group Exhibit

Zayda Betz, Melody Chiang, Erin McCoy

Rights and Responsibilities: Jack Kevorkian and the Right to Die Movement

3rd Place - Senior Group Exhibit

James Crane, Andrew Rodriguez

Rights and Responsibilities Nelson Mandela: Birth of a Nation

1st Place - Senior Individual Exhibit

Cameron Tilley

Rights and Responsibilities of the Hanging Judge: Isaac Parker

2nd Place - Senior Individual Exhibit

Kate Lange

The Sandinista Revolution: Rights and Responsibilities

3rd Place - Senior Individual Documentary

Arkansas Humanities Council Award for Exemplary Documentary

Robyn Burnett

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: Rights, Work, and Responsibility

Senior Individual Performance Special Prize

Arkansas Humanities Council Award for African-American History

Hadiyah Cummings

The Ida B. Wells: Rights and Responsibilities of African-American People

3rd Place - Senior Group Website

Jenny Cheng, Jessica Dean, Jaylon Sargent

Andersonville Prison: The Catastrophe of the Civil War

2nd Place – Senior Individual Website

Connor Lichtenwalter

Raids, Riots, Rights: The Stonewall Riots Beginning the American Gay Rights Movement

1st Place - Senior Group Performance

Mary Nail, Kennedy Reynolds, Joe Coker, Cooper Tribett, Caroline Dacus

The Right to Report: Responsibilities of the Media to Expose the Watergate Scandal

2nd Place - Senior Group Performance

Neely Caudle, Avery Glover, Maggie Carroll

Dorothea Dix: Messages from the Madhouse – Rights of the Mentally Ill and the Responsibility of the State to Provide Adequate Defense

2nd Place - Senior Group Scholarly Paper

Zelda Engeler-Young

Iran’s Islamic Revolution of 1979: Responsibility of Government and Repression of Rights

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