North Students Advance to State History Day Competition
team of students from Sheboygan North High School have qualified to
advance to the state National History Day competition being held in
National History Day is an academic
enrichment program for students. The goal of History Day is to promote
the study of history in schools by offering a creative forum in which
students can express their scholarship. The History Day program
empowers students with research skills, critical thinking skills, and
outlets for creative expression, which will enhance their academic
abilities in all areas of study.
individually or with a partner, students create original research
papers, museum style exhibit displays, documentaries, or dramatic
performances related to the annual theme. The theme for 2008-2009 is
"The Individual in History: Actions and Legacies."
selected students competed in the local competition, revised their
projects and then competed in the Regional Competition in Green Bay.
They will take comments from judges and revise their projects for the
competition in Madison on May 2.
Competing from North in the State competition are:
- Casey Campbell, Individual Exhibit -- Miep Gies, Light Up the Darkness
- Cassie Shultz and Erin Johnson, Group Exhibit -- Shiro Ishii, The Diabolical Mind Behind Unit 731
- Lauren Ensor, Individual Performance -- Anne Boleyn, The Malicious Snake Who Sought Ambition Above All
- Harindi Amithirigala and Kelsey Obremski, Group Documentary -- Steve Biko
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 24, 2009