Education & Outreach

2014 National History Day in Iowa - Alternates (Junior Division)

Junior Historical Paper

Elisabeth Jasper

  • Elizabeth Blackwell: A Responsibility to Instill Rights
  • Cedar Rapids Commuinity Schools, Harding Middle School (Cedar Rapids)
  • Teacher: Shannon Haas

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Elisabeth Jasper and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Elisabeth Jasper and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Junior Individual Exhibit

Laurel McGonegle

  • Females in a Man's World: Melissa Ludtke and Her Fight for the Right to Report from the Locker Room
  • St. Pius X School (Urbandale)
  • Teacher: Marian Houseman

 

Junior Group Exhibit

Jared Kaufman and Delaney Murphy

  • Meskwaki Indians
  • Kirn Middle School (Council Bluffs)
  • Teacher: Deb Masker

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Jared Kaufman, Delaney Murphy and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Jared Kaufman, Delaney Murphy and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Junior Individual Documentary

Kyra Troendle

  • The Rights of Animals in Scientific Testing
  • Madrid Junior-Senior High School
  • Teacher: Karlee McKibban

 

Junior Group Documentary

Ben Price and Connor Mahood

  • "I Am a Man: Chief Standing Bear, General Crook, and the Trial that Determined the Rights of a People"
  • Kirn Middle School (Council Bluffs)
  • Teacher: Deb Masker

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Connor Mahood, Ben Price and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Connor Mahood, Ben Price and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Junior Individual Performance

Kaitlyn Rooney

  • Engel v Vitale: The Right to Freedom of Religion in School
  • St. Benedict School (Decorah)
  • Teacher: Patty Lien

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Kaitlyn Rooney and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Kaitlyn Rooney and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Junior Group Performance

Jack Anderson, McKenna Van Eldik, Daytona Foley, Logan Smith and Megan Swancutt

  • Panic Broadcast of 1938: Responsibility to Inform
  • Akron-Westfield Community School (Akron)
  • Teachers: Val Philips, Collen Westergard

Photo: (front row, l-r) Daytona Foley, Logan Smith, McKenna Van Eldik, Jack Anderson and Megan Swancutt with (back row, l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Photo: (front row, l-r) Daytona Foley, Logan Smith, McKenna Van Eldik, Jack Anderson and Megan Swancutt with (back row, l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Junior Individual Website

Aditya Somisetty

  • The Salt Act Civil Disobedience Movement in India: Gandhi's Influence on the Indian People's Rights and Responsibilties
  • Johnston Middle School
  • Teacher: Kathy Paul

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Aditya Somisetty and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Aditya Somisetty and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Junior Group Website

Sami Lalone, Chloe Lalone and Nyakim Tut

  • Abolishing Japanese Rights: Topaz Internment Camp
  • Storm Lake Middle School
  • Teacher: Priscilla Robinson

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Sami Lalone, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Nyakim Tut, Chloe Lalone and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

Photo: (l-r) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck, Sami Lalone, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Director Mary Cownie, Nyakim Tut, Chloe Lalone and Governor Terry Branstad at the National History Day in Iowa Junior Division state contest Monday at the State Historical Museum of Iowa in Des Moines.

The NHD in Iowa program has been coordinated by the State Historical Society of Iowa since 1994 and is sponsored by the State Historical Society, Inc., and the History Channel. The State Historical Museum is at 600 E. Locust Street in Des Moines. More information about NHD in Iowa is available at www.iowahistory.org or by contacting Katie Craven at 515-725-0506 or katie.craven@iowa.gov.

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