"Cold War in a Hot Place: CIA Intervention in Guatemala"
South High School
Joe Vitt, Mogan Lieske, Neal Billig, & Bridget Farrell
Senior Group Website
"Armenian Genocide: 'The Extermination of a Race'"
DeLaSalle High School
Other Honors and Recognitions
Outstanding State Entry
Junior - Cara Meyer and Amelia Heusinkveld for their Junior Group Performance, "The Revolution of Silent Films to Talkies: How the Movie the Jazz Singer Reformed the Film Industry"
Senior - Sanuel Gearou and Joshua Gearou for their Senior Group Exhibit, "The New York Newsboys Strike of 1899"
Molly Nemer from Henry Sibley High School, West St. Paul for her Senior Individual Documentary, "Opening Levittown: Moving the First Black Family into America's Second Suburb". Nemer earned a full academic scholarship to Case Western Reserve University, one of three scholarhsips available to National History Day participants and the only one that provides for a four year tuition.
Salute to Freedom
Emma Weisner from Saint Louis Park High School. Weisner will be traveling to New Orleans, Louisiana in January 2013 for the grand opening of the US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center at the National World War II Museum. She completed two essays regarding how participating in National History Day has impacted her view of the past and how Minnesota was impacted by World War II.