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BHS Students Advance to Regional History Day Competition PDF Print Email

Contributed by Michael Ganci, Syntax, for The Bronxville School

Feb. 27, 2019:  A group of Bronxville High School freshmen and sophomores who have been conducting extensive historical research over several months have advanced to the 2019 Lower Hudson Valley Regional National History Day Competition, which will be held on March 9 at St. Thomas Aquinas College. They advanced after being named winners in one of several categories at the schoolwide competition on January 30.

The students’ authentic work focused on this year’s National History Day theme, Triumph and Tragedy in History, and is displayed in one of five ways–paper, website, documentary, performance, or exhibit. As part of their research, many of them contacted experts in the field, analyzed the evidence and data they collected, and developed theses that addressed the theme.

At the regional competition, the students will be interviewed by professors and scholars and articulate what they have discovered through their historical research. Winners in that competition will advance to the state competition and ultimately to the national finals.

Congratulations to the following students who have advanced to the regional competition.  

Research Paper
Meg Outcalt (Great Fire of London)

Isabel Overby (Armenian Genocide)
Ines Saad Munchenbach (1947 Partition of India)

Website (Individual)
Ava Black

Lainey Neild
Emily Plaza

Website (Group)
TJ Curran, Ben Davis, Earl Gretzinger, George McCormick, and Connor Randall

Peyton Beldotti, Peter Curran, Casey Mckhann, Riley Ramundo, and Willy Swenson
George Daher, Ingemar Hentschel, Kamil Mutlucan, Tora Ozawa, and AJ Radik

Documentary (Individual)
Peter Coquillette

Annabelle Krause
Mimi Zannetos

Documentary (Group)
Timothy Atkeson, Spencer Dessart, Liam Heraty, Billy Rizzo, and JP Swenson

Katherine Hennessy, Isabella Horvers, and Megan Krestinski
Ted Conway, Eric Fleisig, Ben Mandanas, and Teddy Wardell 

Performance (Individual)
Lucy Clark

Maggie Lockwood
Mayme Ribka 

Performance (Group)
Patrick Bird and Izaak Thoms, Music and Irish Rebellion

Exhibit (Individual)
Ashley Goldbaum

Theodora Reichel
Amir Yaghoobi

Exhibit (Group)
Eliza Brennan, Elizabeth Burnell, Rory Denning, Maya Madhaven, and Sydney Tuck

Caroline McGrath, Caroline Palermo, Evelyn Roberts, Kelly Wield, and Avery Widen
Lily Jebejian and Alice Vranka 

Pictured here: Bronxville High School students who advanced to the Lower Hudson Valley Regional National History Day Competition after being named winners in one of several categories at the schoolwide competition.

Photo courtesy The Bronxville School 

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