District 8 competes for historic title

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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