7 Sanford students go to nationals in History Day!


History Day winners!

Big congratulations to Jenny Pilon and Casey Metcalfe, who took 27 students to state History Day competition, and 7 students won and went on to nationals! :) In addition, 4 more students placed in the top 5, and 6 more received Honorable Mention. Big cheers!!!
National Qualifiers:
Erika Peterson - “None But the Brave Can Eat the Fare": The Poison Squad Takes a Stand for Food Safety, Individual Performance (1st)
Tona Ratigan Green, Ella Blazina, Maddie Leventhal - Stonewall Riots: Taking a Stand for Equality, Group Website (1st)
Delilah Mitchell, Kiora Burgess-Matthews, Chloe Chileen - The Indian New Deal: Taking a Stand for Native Culture and Education, Group Exhibit (2nd)
Top 5 in the State
Josh Hoffman and  Eilif Dregni - Zoot Suit Riots: A Justifiable Stand? Junior Group performance (5th)
Sara Shriver - Rachel Carson: Taking a Stand for the Environment Junior Individual Exhibit (5th)
Gus Lafave - “Ancestry is not a Crime”: Japanese Americans Taking a Stand against Wartime Hysteria, Individual Website (5th)
Honorable Mention
Azalea Rohr, Gwen McMahon, Annabelle Niblett, Willa Schanback, Kate Anderson, Shoshana Schmit
Topical Prize (excellence in areas of study) 
History of Immigration - Josh Hoffman and  Eilif Dregni, Zoot Suit Riots: A Justifiable Stand? 

Here's the National History Day website:  http://nhd.org/