5/16/2019 1:44:00 PM NBMS students noted in State History Day competition
The state “History Day” competition for students from all over Minnesota took place May 4. The annual competition starts at the school sites and finalists eventually attend the state contest. Categories included performances, group and individual, exhibits and websites and documentaries. Students choose a subject or a history-making event or discovery and create a project.
The MN Historical Society and U of M sponsor the program and prizes.
North Branch middle school students coming home with Honorable Mention accolades included Carson Weber in the junior individual exhibits with his display on “John R. Boyd” and Anna Randall’s exhibit “Tickling the Dragon’s Tail.”
* North Lakes Academy instructor Christopher Stewart was honored as the single winner of “Teacher of Merit” in the senior student division. North Lakes Academy students in junior and senior level contests took many prizes: including a first place in senior group exhibit to Hannah Jensen and Jaedyn Thomas for their prject on the cold war in space.
There was a second place finish for David Povolny of North Lakes Academy, under senior perfomance by an individual on his topic, the Battle of the Bulge.
Taking a second place in senior individual website, Abigail Peterson, “Stomaching America” and in third place also from North Lakes Academy, was Sydney Antczak on “Ernie Pyle.”
From North Lakes Academy in fourth place, were: senior group perfomers Elena Getchell and Emma Laylan on the double helix discovery.
Jocelyn Dale and Jessica Wagner took fourth with a group exhibit on working children and new laws.