New York Students Excel at 2018 National History Day

Congratulations to all of the students from across New York State who took part in New York History Day.  Special acknowledgement should be given to the following students, their teachers, and families for achieving medals at the National History Day competition at the University of Maryland.

2018 National History Day Medalists from New York:

Junior Individual Documentary
First Place
Title: A Splash in History: The Conflict and Compromise of the Indus Waters Treaty
Student(s): Sanjay Kasi
School: Felix Festa Character Middle School
New City, New York

Junior Group Documentary
Third Place
Title: Mississippi Freedom Summer: Compromising Safety in the Midst of Conflict
Student(s): Joanna Chen, Chu-Yin Weng
School: Jericho Middle School
Jericho, New York

Senior Group Exhibit
First Place
Title: Arusha Accords: A Genocidal Compromise
Student(s): Sofia Ricciarini, Grace Sperber, Emily Perry, Charlotte Dotson, Sabrina Mellinghoff
School: Bronxville High School
Bronxville, New York

Special Prize in Irish or Irish-American History
Sponsored by: Ancient Order of Hibernians
Title: Peace by Piece: Resolving Conflict Through Compromise in Northern Ireland
Student(s): Gabby Nakkab
Category: Senior Individual Exhibit
School: George W. Hewlett High School
North Woodmere, New York