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Horace Mann Students Named National History Day Finalists

On Thursday, March 4, Horace Mann Middle School hosted its annual National History Day competition. A total of 105 Horace Mann students took part in the school-level event; judges named 31 of those students as regional finalists. The students, listed below, will represent Horace Mann at the regional competition, which will take place at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay on Saturday, April 10.

The Horace Mann students who will be competing on April 10 are:

  • Individual Exhibit: Kyle K, Christine S, Liz W, Sara L, Gwen J, Brett P, and Erin S
  • Group Exhibit: Kao T & Pa Nong X, Brenna E & Summer H, Sarah P & Nicole N, Cassie K & Tori H, Jessica M & Courtney U, Calian S & Danny W, Isabella E & Aesha P
  • Website: Chelzy B, Morgan H, Scott R, Toua Y, Seneida B, and Alex W
  • Documentary: Anna Mancl
  • Dramatic Performance: Taylor G
  • Historical Paper: Madie O and Sam W

National History Day is an academic enrichment program for students in grades 6-12. Students select topics connected to an annual theme and complete their own in-depth research on the topic. This year, the annual theme is "Innovation In History: Impact and Change." Students present their conclusions by creating museum-style exhibits, media documentaries, research papers, interactive websites, and dramatic performances. The school event is the first step in a competition cycle that can take students from the school level to regional, state, and national competitions. At each level of competition, students share their work with their peers, historians, educators, and professionals in related fields as they compete for special awards and the opportunity to advance to the next level of competition.

Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
March 27, 2010