Congratulations to New York's National History Day Contestants!

Congratulations to all of New York State's History Day contestants, their teachers, and their parents who made it to the National History Day competition at the University of Maryland on June 15th.  All of these future historians deserve congratulations for their hard work, dedication, and fantastic historical projects on this year's theme of Taking a Stand in History, as do their teachers and parents for supporting them throughout this process.

A special congratulations to the following students for winning or placing in their respective categories:

Junior Individual Documentary
Second Place
Title: John Lewis Sitting Down to Take A Stand: The Fight Against Jim Crow and African American Inequality
Student(s): Gregory Cantwell
School: North Shore Middle School
Glen Head, New York

Senior Paper
Third Place
Title: Larry Flynt: An Unlikely Hero Takes a Stand Against Censorship
Student(s): Aidan Forbes
School: Huntington High School
Huntington, New York

Senior Individual Website
Second Place
Title: Theodore Roosevelt: The Conservation Crusader for Future Generations
Student(s): Mona Tong
School: Clarkstown North Senior High School
New City, New York

Special Prize in Global Peace
Title: Joseph Rotblat and The Anti-Nuclear Stand
Student(s): Aneesh Muppidi
Category: Junior Individual Documentary
School: Farnsworth Middle School
Guilderland, New York