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Indiana Students Fare Well at Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest

Indiana Students Fare Well at Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest

Indianapolis—Indiana
students again excelled at the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest,
with four of their projects making the finals of their respective
categories—including one medalist. A contingent of 60 Hoosier students
participated in the national competition, which took place at University of
Maryland June 15-19.

Top Finishes from Indiana students
included:

3rd
Place (medalist), Junior Group Documentary –
Braden Huffman, Cameron Kanczuzewski,
Madelyn Kanczuzewski, Patrice Serianni and Catherine Serianni; Around the Bend
Production Co. (South Bend); “Heroes of the Sawdust: The Great Circus Tragedy
of 1918”

Outstanding
State Entry (Junior Division) and 7th Place, Junior Individual
Website –

Thomas Mikula; St. Anthony De Padua (South Bend); “We Liberated Birmingham –
Children’s March of 1963”

Outstanding
State Entry (Senior Division) and 9th Place, Senior Individual
Website –
Stephan
Stoykov, North Central High School – “Winners and Losers: Rights and Responsibilities During the Civil
Rights Era”

13th
Place, Senior Individual Documentary –
Elizabeth Collier; Brown County High School; “A
Right to Us All: The L.A. Zoot Suit Riots of 1943”

Students who
made the trip also had a chance to spend time in Washington, D.C., meeting both
of Indiana’s senators and seeing the sights of the nation’s capital. They also
enjoyed National History Night at the National Museum of American history on
Wednesday evening, when Abby Fisher, Tredha Hunter and Sarah Von Hoene of
Columbus North High School had a chance to display their Senior Group Exhibit –
“Rights and Responsibilities of the TVA: A New Dam Deal.”

National
History Day in Indiana is a year-long program dedicated to enhancing history
education in elementary and secondary schools. Students in grades four through
12 explore a historical subject and then use their research to create imaginative
exhibits, original performances, media documentaries, websites and papers. The
2014 theme was “Rights and Responsibilities in History.”

IHS has
organized Indiana’s participation in the National History Day program for more
than a decade, and more than 4,800 students from across the state participated
in 2014. For more information on National History Day in Indiana and other IHS
programs, call (317) 232-1882 or visit www.indianahistory.org.

About the Indiana
Historical Society

Since 1830, the
Indiana Historical Society has been Indiana’s Storyteller, connecting people to
the past by collecting, preserving, interpreting and sharing the state’s
history. A private, nonprofit membership organization, IHS maintains the
nation’s premier research library and archives on the history of Indiana and
the Old Northwest and presents a unique set of visitor exhibitions called the Indiana
Experience
. IHS also provides support and assistance to local museums and
historical groups, publishes books and periodicals; sponsors teacher workshops;
produces and hosts art exhibitions, museum theater and outside performance
groups; and provides youth, adult and family programming. Normal operating
hours for the History Center and the Indiana
Experience
are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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