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2014 National History Day: Nebraska
State Contest Winners and National Qualifiers


Junior
Individual
Exhibit
Junior
Individual Performance
Junior
Group Performance
 
Junior
Individual Documentary
Junior
Group Documentary
Junior Individual
Web Site
Junior
Group
Web Site
Junior
Historical
Paper
Senior
Individual Exhibit
Senior Group Exhibit Senior
Individual Performance
Senior
Group Performance

Senior Individual Documentary Senior
Group Documentary
Senior
Individual
Web Site
Senior
Group
Web Site
Senior


Junior Division - Individual Exhibit

First Place
Title: The Great Railroad Strike of 1877
Student: Reagan Petersen
School: Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca Middle School, Syracuse, NE
Teacher: Chad Fuller
 
Second Place
Title: New York Draft Riots: Rights & Responsibilities of Citizenship
Student: Sam Rischling
School: Chadron Middle School, Chadron, NE
Teacher: Cathy Kaus

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Junior Division - Group Exhibit

First Place
Title: Child Labor
Students: Rebecca Watson, Tommy Watson, Grace Skavdahl, Sam Skavdahl, and Karlee Juhnke
School: Pink School, Marsland, NE
Teacher: Amber Wilkins
 
Second Place
Title: The Treaty of Versaille: Revenge over Rights
Students: Joe Matt, Jashwaalan Cummings, and Zayne Jones
School: Chadron Middle School, Chadron, NE
Teacher: Cathy Kaus

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Junior Division - Individual Performance

First Place
Title: Taking Responsibility for 43 Million Children
Student: Bailey Oetken
School: Crawford Junior/Senior High School, Crawford, NE
Teacher: Moni Hourt
 
Second Place
Title: The Half-Breed Tract: The Half Breed Indians Right to Land
Student: Fallon Stutheit
School: Johnson-Brock Public Schools, Johnson, NE
Teacher: Brett Davis

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Junior Division - Group Performance

First Place
Title: Kennedy and His Influence on Civil Rights
Students: Rachel Brich and Claire Wulff Morgan
School: St Cecilia Cathedral Elementary, Omaha, NE
Teacher: Jillian Roger
 
Second Place
Title: Abigail Adams
Students: Mackenzie Krumland, Hannah Harstad, and Holly Schwarting
School: Bellevue Mission Middle School, Bellevue, NE
Teacher: Brent Myers
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Junior Division - Individual Documentary

First Place
Title: The Perfect Child
Student: Jessi Ferguson
School: Lewis & Clark Middle School, Omaha, NE
Teacher: Melissa Stern
 
Second Place
Title: The Homestead Act:  Shaping America 160 Acres at a Time
Student: Chloe Higgins
School: Nebraska City Middle School, Nebraska City, NE
Teacher: Michelle Burton and Shari Whitehad

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Junior Division - Group Documentary

First Place

Title: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights
Students: Bailey Kinnick, Erin Kuchera, Halli Haskell, and Dylan Graff
School: Ainsworth Community Schools, Ainsworth, NE
Teachers: Nichole Flynn
 
Second Place
Title: The History of the Geneva Convention, Right and Responsibilities
Students: Angela Johnson, Morgan Staudenmaier, and Morgan Edmund
School: Sioux County Schools, Harrison, NE
Teachers: Cyd Coffee

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Junior Division - Individual Web Site

First Place
Title: Freeing the Ballot: Jim Crow and the Right to Vote
Student: Phil Crawford
School: Bellevue Mission Middle School, Bellevue, NE
Teachers: Brent Myers
 
Second Place
Title: Immaculee Ilibagiza: Surviving the Genocide
Student: Nicole Green
School: Lourdes Central Catholic, Nebraska City, NE
Teachers: Roxann Penfield
 
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Junior Division - Group Web Site

First Place
Title: Brown V Board of Education
Students: Brooklyn Stack and Hunter Hawk
School: Chadron Middle School, Chadron, NE
Teachers: Cathy Kaus
 
Second Place
Title: Mary Surratt Trial: A Violation of Rights
Students: Anabel Gardner and Kellie Waugh
School: Chadron Middle School, Chadron, NE
Teacher: Cathy Kaus

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Junior Division - Historical Paper

First Place
Title: Miranda Law: Rights Against Unconstitutional Interrogation
Student: Tyler Mucha
School: Lourdes Central Catholic, Nebraska City, NE
Teacher: Roxann Penfield

Second Place

Title: Title IX
Student: Jamilyn Chapman
School: Bellevue Mission Middle School, Bellevue, NE
Teacher: Brent Myers

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Senior Division - Individual Exhibit

First Place
Title: Out of the Closet and Into the Street: The Rights and Responsibilities of a Sexual Minority
Student: Caleb Lohrberg
School: Pierce Senior High School, Pierce, NE
Teacher: Brenda Fleecs
 
Second Place
Title: Cloning, How Far Should We Go?
Student: Wyatt Petersen
School: Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca High School, Syracuse, NE
Teacher: Adam Krecklow
 
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Senior Division - Group Exhibit

First Place
Title: Insanity: Evolution of Treatment
Students: Samantha Young and Rachael Nordhues
School: Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca High School, Syracuse, NE
Teacher: Adam Krecklow
 
Second Place
Title: The Fort Laramie Treaties and the Destruction of Native American Rights
Students: Nathaniel Nixon and Jessi Eberspecher
School: Crawford Junior/Senior High School, Crawford, NE
Teacher: Moni Hourt

 

Senior Division - Individual Performance

First Place
Title: Mary Surratt V Martial Law - A Voiceless Eradication Conspiracy
Student: Rachel Denniston
School: Johnson-Brock Public Schools, Johnson, NE
Teacher: Lori Broady and Shiela Remmereid
 
Second Place
Title: Rights Gone: Cherokee's Betrayed by Those Who Had the Responsibility to Protect Them
Student: Bailey Johnson
School: Johnson-Brock Public Schools, Johnson, NE
Teacher: Lori Broady and Shiela Remmereid

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Senior Division - Group Performance

First Place
Title: Meyer V Nebraska
Students: Brooklyn Westenburg, Scott Riley, Emily Moody, Micah Spruth-Janssen, and Samantha Teten
School: Johnson-Brock Public Schools, Johnson, NE
Teacher: Lori Broady and Shiela Remmereid
 
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Senior Division - Individual Documentary


First Place
Title: Two Men From Nebraska on Japanese American Rights and Military Responsibilities
Student: Vanessa Taylor
School: Ainsworth Community Schools, Ainsworth, NE
Teacher: Nichole Flynn
 
Second Place
Title: Miranda V Arizona: Rights of the Accused and the Responsibility of Law Enforcement
Student: Michael Shimek
School: Crawford Junior/Senior High School, Crawford, NE
Teacher: Moni Hourt

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Senior Division - Group Documentary

First Place
Title: When the Ink Bled Red
Students: Sara Tweet and Natthew Greene
School: Crawford Senior High School, Crawford, NE
Teacher: Moni Hourt
 
Second Place
Title: I am a Man: Standing Bear's Fight for Rights
Students: Sara Flaxbeard, Aly Freeman, Mary Kate Mulhall, Claire Davis, Hannah Nelson
School: Marion High School, Omaha, NE
Teacher: David Anderson
 
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Senior Division - Individual Web Site

  
First Place
Title: Japanese Internment in World War II
Student: Sydney Paden
School: Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca High School, Syracuse, NE
Teacher: Adam Krecklow
 
Second Place
Title: The Cheyene Break Out
Student: Brok Stovern
School: Crawford Junior/Senior High School, Crawford, NE
Teacher: Moni Hourt

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Senior Division - Group Web Site

First Place
Title: The United States Fighting Man's Code of Conduct: From Option to Responsibility
Students: Joel Myers and Spencer Rothfuss
School: Discovery Home School Group, Omaha, NE
Teacher: Brent Myers
 
Second Place
Title: New York's Dark Days
Students: Connor Bennett, Tanner Harsin, and Peyton Harsin
School: Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca High School, Syracuse, NE
Teacher: Adam Krecklow

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Senior Division - Historical Paper

First Place
Title: The Birth of Women's Control
Student: Clarreese Greene
School: Crawford Junior/Senior High School, Crawford, NE
Teacher: Moni Hourt
 
Second Place
Title: Citizens United: Was the Supreme Court's Ruling Regarding Campaign Financing Rights the Responsible Decision?
Student: Kate Richerson
School: Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln, NE
Teacher: Joe Schlegelmilch

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