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Kansas History Day

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Winners from Kansas in 2009

2009 National History Day Medalist

Silver Medal

Harry Colmery Writes the First G.I. Bill:  The Making of the American Middle Class

Cooper Self, Jr. individual exhibit, 2nd place

Cooper Self, Topeka Collegiate School, Topeka

Junior individual exhibit - "Harry Colmery Writes the First G.I. Bill: The Making of the American Middle Class,"

Teachers -  Scott Shipman, John MacDonald, and Lanny Moyer.






National History Day 2009 Scholarship

Sjobor Hammer winner of Case Western Reserve Scholarship 2009Case Western Reserve University Scholarship

Sjobor Hammer, Topeka High, Topeka

Senior individual documentary -  "'With Dignity and Purpose': Ron Walters and the Movement for Social Justice"

Teacher - Harry M. Peterson, Jr.




National History Day 2009 Special Honors

Outstanding State Entry - Junior Division

Robert Horton and Trenton Miller, Seaman Middle School, Topeka

Junior group documentary -  "Billy Mills:  Every Passion Has Its Destiny"

Teacher - Kyle Johnson



Outstanding State Entry - Senior Division

Keenan Gregory, Grant Stucky, and Reanda Mims - Outstanding state entry - Sr. divisionReanda Mims, Grant Stucky, and Keenan Gregory, Fort Scott Senior High School, Fort Scott

Senior group performance - "A Recipe for Legacy:  35 MM and a Wide Angle Lens"

Teacher - Megan Felt



Roderer and Rhodes, Outstanding 20th Century Political History AwardOutstanding 20th Century Political History

Carolyn Roderer and Trent Rhodes, Haven High School, Haven

Senior group documentary - "Ahead of his Time:  J. M. Keynes and his Economic Legacy, "

Teacher - Vicki Galloway



History Channel Award for Outstanding Entry on an International Theme
($5,000 scholarship to be shared by winners)


Gavrilo Princip:  Forgotten Man, Unforgettable LegacyStone and Frank, Sr. group exhibit, History Channel AwardAnna Stone and Lindsay Frank, Ottawa Senior High School, Ottawa

Senior group exhibit - "Gavrilo Princip: Forgotten Man, Unforgettable Legacy"

Teacher - Candie Campbell






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