Congratulations to the Northshore students who participated virtually in nationals for the National History Day Contest. There were three national finalists from Northshore. Students who competed at nationals were those who placed first or second at the state level in the following categories: historical research paper, exhibit, performance, documentary or website. The theme for entries this year was “Breaking Barriers in History.”
Below are the students who were named national finalists:
8th Place - Tanya Bhandari, "Breaking Barriers to Discover Who We Are: The Human Genome Project, " Leota Middle School, Teacher: John Moore (Individual Website)
4th Place - Catherine Bouvet, Natalia Canal, Aylin Dutt, Emma Oleynikova, "Breaking Barriers: The Race To The South Pole," Northshore Middle School, Teacher: Corey Martin (Group Performance).
This group also won the "Outstanding Entry" State Affiliate Award for Washington State. This is awarded to one state entry from each of the 50 states as selected by their individual National History Day state coordinators.
2nd Place - Haley van Meurs, Liana Moldovanu, Isabelle Garrard, "The Fight Against Segregated Seattle: How the Seattle Open Housing Campaign Broke Barriers of Inequality," Inglemoor High School, Teachers: Alan Plummer and Corey Martin (Group Exhibit)
Below are all Northshore students who participated virtually at nationals:
Junior Division (6-8th Grade):
Cooper Brix, "The Battle of Yorktown: Breaking the British Empire's Invincibility", Leota Middle School, Teacher: Kathleen Hartman (Individual Exhibit)
Dhriti Manjunath, "No Longer Awake During Surgery: How Anesthesia Broke Barriers in Medical Operations", Leota Middle School, Teacher: John Moore (Individual Documentary)
Annie Song, "Surrealism: Capturing the Absurd, Inspired by Dreams" Northshore Middle School, Teacher: Alan Plummer (Historical Research Paper)
Senior Division (9 -12th Grade):
Andrew Da, "The Limping Lady: Breaking Down Barriers, Climbing Towards Freedom", North Creek High School, Teacher: Alan Plummer (Historical Research Paper)
Samarth Venkatesh and Alex Dimov, "Breaking Barriers Constructing Commerce" Bothell High School, Teacher: Dori Wuepper (Group Website)