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Junior Paper
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  10088 Topeka, KS, Landon Middle School, Jean Attebury

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, A Modern Martyr: Taking a Stand Against the State Gone Mad
Alex Rankin
  10009 Greenville, NC, St. Peter's Catholic School, Joe Hughes

John Marshall Harlan: Taking A Stand Through Dissent in Plessy v. Ferguson
William Payne
  10013 West Nyack, NY, Felix V. Festa Middle School, Barbara Kalmar

A Good Defense
Randall Tesser
  10018 Humble, TX, Teague Middle School, Nicole Brantley

Don't Go Into the Basement!
Kaitlin Barnes
  10037 Hartselle, AL, Hartselle Junior High School, Wanda McAbee

Civil Disobedience
Matt Walker
  10056 Edmond, OK, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School, Sara Harjo

End The Unjust Monopoly: Curt Flood's Stand Against Baseball's Reserve Clause
Colin Bender
  10053 Boulder, CO, Summit Middle Charter School, Mary Kathryn Williams

Charles Darwin: Taking a Stand for Scientific Observation
James Hastie
  10086 Chandler, AZ, Willis Junior High School, Chris Capadona

Standing in the Shadows: An Examination of the Intelligence Networks Who Fought for Freedom in the American Revolution
Austin Mitchell
  10044 Lincolnshire, IL, Ogden Elementary School, E Calderon

Architectural Preservation Pioneer
Chelsea Farmer
  10035 Worthington, OH, St. Michael's School, Kathi Ligocki

St. Thomas More
John O'Brien
  10069 Washington, DC, Alice Deal Junior High School, Cynthia Mostoller

Sally Frank v. Princeton Eating Clubs: Battling Sex Discrimination in the Ivy League, 1979-1992
Isabel Nathan
  10066 Alamogordo, NM, Holloman Middle School, Virginia Rankin

Tuskegee's 1965 March to Montgomery: Taking a Stand Against Racial Discrimination
Hunter Hinman
  10045 Sahuarita, AZ, Sahuarita Middle School, Karla Primosch

Paul Rusesabagina Takes a Stand for Humanity: Fact or Fiction
Richard Cesare
  10015 Boulder, CO, Summit Middle Charter School, Mary Kathryn Williams

A Moral Stand Against the Nuclear Arms Race: J. Robert Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project Physicists
Charles Xu
Junior Individual Documentary
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  11076 Camp Sherman, OR, Black Butte School , Toni Foster

Taking a Stand Behind the Cotton Curtain: The Freedom Summer of 1964
Lauren White
  11037 San Antonio, TX, Rudder Middle School, Carlita Kosty

"Si Se Puede:" Cesar Chavez and the UFW
Michelle Rosique
  11031 Cedar Rapids, IA, Taft Middle School, Shirley Jarzombek

No Choice but to Resist: Diet Eman's Stand Against the Nazi Regime
Allison Koch
  11011 Chicago, IL, St. Luke Academy, Laura Abrahamson

Standing Up for Chicago
Keli Walsh
  11015 Harrisburg, PA, Holy Name of Jesus School, Frank Kramer

We Are What We Stand For
Collin McCarthy
  11047 Camp Sherman, OR, Black Butte School , Toni Foster

My Great Grandfather's Stand Against Anti-Semitism and Hitler
Julia van der Laan
  11086 Kent, WA, Mattson Middle School, Mary Aquino

The Doctor
Maxwell Piscioneri
  11021 Southbury, CT, Rochambeau Middle School , Sharon Wlodarczyk

Prudence Crandall: Taking a Stand for Equality in CT Education
Matthew McDonald
  11005 San Diego, CA, Francis Parker School, Cherie Redelings

Fred Korematsu: The Man Who Stood Up and Challenged the Conscience of a Nation
Olivia Field
  11058 Cleveland, OH, Birchwood School, Connie Miller

Korematsu vs. United States-Taking A Stand Against Japanese-American Internment During WWII
Omar Diab
  11080 Wauwatosa, WI, St. Jude the Apostle School, Cathy Richter

Treason Against Nature: The Story of Lavinia Goodell
Laura Ball
  11074 Stamford, CT, Cloonan Middle School, Thomas Moulketis
Rebecca Cultice

The Struggle, The Triumph, The Story of Nelson Mandela
John Porter
  11039 Plainsboro, NJ, Community Middle School, Karen Rosnick

Standing Tall to Fight for Justice in Africa
Nitya Sivakumar
  11054 Belvidere, NJ, White Township Consolidated Elementary School, Erik Hawk

"In the Midst of Mud, Shot and Shells:" The Seige of Fort Mifflin
Nelson Abrams
Junior Group Documentary
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  12079 Topeka, KS, Topeka Collegiate, John MacDonald

Lighting the Dark Places: Esther Brown and the Webb v. School District No. 90 Case
Sjobor Hammer
Anna Hamilton
  12027 Burke, VA, Lake Braddock Secondary, Jane Gordon

Strings Attached: How Mary Elizabeth Garrett's Philanthropy Revolutionized the Study of Medicine
Elizabeth Yim
Madeleine Stokowski
  12009 Eldridge, IA, North Scott Junior High School, Chris Green

Jackie Robinson: Taking a Stand for African Americans, Baseball, and Beyond
Tyler Cahill
Nolan Swanson
  12050 Tucson, AZ, Arizona Virtual Academy, Mary Reed

Arizona Stands Up to California: The Colorado River War
Emma McMahon
John Jackson
  12006 Guilderland, NY, Farnsworth Middle School, Deborah Escobar

The March on Washington: Stand Up for Freedom
Casey Gerety
Sohee Rho
Kathryn Wells
  12073 Irvine, CA, Lakeside Middle School, Jon Pang

Taking a Stand for Children Through Lewis Hine's Lens
Benjamin Kwan
Christopher Nguyen
  12064 Coupeville, WA, Coupeville Middle School, Wilbur Purdue
Diane Eelkema

Ancestry is not a Crime: Gordon Hirabayashi's Stand Against Racial Injustice
Jonathan Royal
Jordan Lamb
  12057 Denver, CO, Denver School of the Arts, Ed Glassman

Vietnam Veterans Against the Vietnam War
Huan Manton
Calla Winchell
  12042 Carl Junction, MO, Carl Junction Intermediate School, Vicki Farrill

Campaigning for Urban Reform: Jacob Riis' Battle with the Slums
Scott Knutzen
Sagan Graskemper
  12066 Denver, CO, Denver School of the Arts, Ed Glassman

Corky's Crusade: Taking a Stand Against Unfair Treatment of Chicanos in Denver
Zachary Price
Kevin Mahoney
Nicholas Creighton
Kathryn McCright
  12024 Blacksburg, VA, Blacksburg Middle School, Donna Logan

Standing Up by Refusing to Stand By
Benjamin Weinstein-Raun
Wilson Hammett
Lucy Britt
  12020 Knoxville, TN, St John Neumann School, Judy Buscetta

Alvin C York: An All American Hero
Hannah Armendarez
Shannon Gleason
  12035 Lawrence, KS, Central Junior High School, Jennifer Ybarra

Let Everyone Be Ready to Die Like a Man: Jews Taking a Stand in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Tess Frydman
Alyson Frydman
Liza Farr
Zoe Limesand
  12089 Columbia, SC, Hand Middle School, Carolyn Donchatz

Taking a Stand for Academic Freedom; Teaching Evolution
Matthew Fulmer
Emma Shealy
Junior Individual Exhibit
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  15005 Stanwood, WA, Christianson Home School, Elizabeth Christianson

Galileo: Standing Fast for the Truth
Audrey Christianson
  15036 Baytown, TX, Gentry Junior High School, Jenice Coffey

And We Fought for Texas....The Defenders of the Alamo: Few Stand Against Many
Stuart Tiller
  15041 Washington, DC, Alice Deal Junior High School, Robert Geremia

Just Doing Her Job: Dr. Frances Kelsey Takes a Stand
Della Romano
  15091 St. Paul, MN, Capitol Hill Middle School, Harold Scott

Ataturk: Taking a Stand for a Modern Turkish Nation
Perihan MacDonald
  15053 Castaic, CA, Castaic Middle School, Ro Osano

100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team Taking a Stand for Japanese Americans
Tomo Downs
  15043 Kutztown, PA, Kutztown Area Middle School, Betty Imdoden

They Never Played Fair: Ida Tarbell's Crusade Against Standard Oil
Amy Summer
  15024 Brooklyn, NY, Genesis at Xaverian, Valerie Gilson

Soldier for Peace: Anwar Sadat's Brave Stand for Accord with Israel
Margaret Buff
  15071 North Attleboro, MA, North Attleboro Middle School, Matthew Lacasse

"I Am Determined Not To Live Until I Have No Country:" King Philip's War in Southern New England, 1675-1676
Mary Lou Hedberg
  15069 Greenville, MO, Greenville Junior High School, April Wilder

"Before the Little Rock Nine:" Hoxie School Takes a Stand Against Segregation
Hannah Smith
  15088 Upland, CA, Pioneer Junior High School, Ed Babcock

Sugihara: "Visas for Life" Taking a Stand for the Jews in the Holocaust
Caitlyn Hynes
  15019 Canton, OK, Canton Junior High School, Penny Heath

Midway: America's Stand Against Japanese Expansion
Justin Schoonmaker
  15028 Chicago, IL, Polymath Academy Home School, P Contos

Standing Against Stereotype: The Liberation of Aunt Jemima
Peter Contos
  15008 Conway, AR, Bob Courtway Middle School, Joy Meriwether

Corrie Ten Boom
Katherine Dombek
  15058 Hurricane, UT, Hurricane Middle School, Russell Barney

Franklin D. Roosevelt Taking a Stand Against a Crippling Disease: Polio
Rachelle Stanworth
Junior Group Exhibit
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  16076 Minneapolis, MN, Breck School, Robin Polson

The Citizens of Northfield, Minnesota Take a Stand Against the James Younger Gang
Grant Bemis
Eric Chien
  16020 Copperas Cove, TX, Copperas Cove Junior High School, Danny Corbett

Freedom Flyers
Jacob Crites
Seth Kendrick
Cody Hoskinson
Adam Smith
Kevin Boes
  16004 Baytown, TX, Baytown Junior High School, Peter Cushman

Vietnam War College Protests: 13 Seconds that Altered 13 Years of War
Karsyn Jackson
Marlee Burns
Mary Grosjean
Kaitlyn Martin
  16027 Southbury, CT, Rochambeau Middle School , Sharon Wlodarczyk

Writing the Wrongs of Slavery: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Bailey Brewster
Jessica Urquhart
  16066 Brooklyn, NY, Genesis at Xaverian, Valerie Gilson

Terror in the Tenements: Jacob Riis Takes a Stand Against Dreadful Conditions on the Lower East Side
Carl Barreto
Kristie Coleman
Kaitlyn Coleman
Patrick Coleman
  16063 Mission Viejo, CA, Los Alisos Middle School, Gary Springer

Lech Walesa: The Voice that Challenged a Nation
Alyssa Helmuth
Kaitlyn Luxton
  16019 Topeka, KS, Topeka Collegiate, John MacDonald

Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment: Taking a Stand for Racial Equality
Parker Featherston
Daniel Mandel
  16012 Eldridge, IA, North Scott Junior High School, Chris Green

The 1909 Cherry Mine Disaster: Taking a Stand for Mining Safety
Matt Pacha
Cory Greenleaf
  16090 Denver, CO, Hamilton Middle School, Doug Wilhelm

Susan B. Anthony: Daring to Stand Up for Women's Rights--"Failure is Impossible"
Christie Collins
Madeleine Winslow
Natalie Lays
  16042 Carl Junction, MO, Carl Junction Intermediate School, Vicki Farrill

John Adams: Taking a Stand for the Enemy
Klacee Klaver
Collin Wilson
  16072 Orem, UT, Lakeridge Junior High School, Sara Hacken

Extra, Extra! Read All About It! Newsboys Take a Stand Against Unfair Prices!
Kirsten Kelly
Hugh Bates
  16045 St. Petersburg, FL, Shorecrest Preparatory School, David Hodgson

Marbury v. Madison: John Marshall Takes a Stand for the Judicial Branch
Laurel Marois
Lisa Joelle Jahn
  16031 Reading, MA, Coolidge Middle School, Mary Anne Cuscuna

John Brown and the Effort to Break the Bonds of Slavery
Nicholas Grimmer
Matthew Connery
  16093 Knoxville, TN, Episcopal School Of Knoxville, Patricia Brake

Lizzie Crozier French: Taking a Stand for Women's Suffrage in East Tennessee
Dorian Ewing
Katie Simpson
Junior Individual Performance
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  13040 Lorena, TX, Lorena Middle School, Larry Havard

Taking a Stand, Turning the Tide
Collin Cresson
  13060 Johnston, IA, Summit Middle School, Connie Pruitt

Harmony Between Races: Marian Anderson and Eleanor Roosevelt Take a Stand
Leah Bowman
  13067 Derwood, MD, Perdue Academy, Perdue Susan

George Mason: The Forgotten Founding Father
Christopher Perdue
  13073 Pensacola, FL, PATS Center, Marie Rowe
Connie Brown

Jonathan Walker: Taking a Stand Against Slavery
Luke Evans
  13016 Brooklyn, NY, Genesis at Xaverian, Valerie Gilson

Taking a Stand: The Fight to Veteranize the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots)
Caitlin Palumbo
  13001 Salt Lake City, UT, Bryant Middle School, Betty Fairbanks

Packmules or Patriots? Women of the Mexican Revolution
Zara Zemmels
  13039 Kutztown, PA, The Noble Project Home School, Jane Ferreira

The Uprising of 20,000: The Shirtwaist Factory Rebellion
Beatrice Ferreira
  13063 San Clemente, CA, Bernice Ayer Middle School, Jim Stephens

She Who Saves One Life: The Story of Stefania Podgorska
Nicole Ditto
  13023 Conway, AR, Carl Stuart Middle School , Sherry Holder

The White Mouse:Taking a Stand Against Nazi Oppression
Marrett Laney
  13026 Knoxville, TN, St John Neumann School, Judy Buscetta

Harriet Jacobs: Standing Against Slavery By Revealing Unspeakable Truths
Caroline Holland
  13035 Minneapolis, MN, Carondelet Catholic School, Deborah Howard

Freedom from Fear: Aung San Suu Kyi's Vision for Burma
Isabella Dawis
  13076 Asheville, NC, A.C. Reynolds Middle School, Diane Foxx

The March of the Mill Children: Crusading For a Childhood
Clare Fisher
  13053 Minneapolis, MN, Breck School, Robin Polson

The Woman Who Plants Peace: Wangari Muta Maathai Takes a Stand for the Environment, Women's Rights and Democracy
Kristina Tester
  13005 Knoxville, TN, Greenway School, Liz Shugart

Rosa Parks: Taking A Stand by Keeping Her Seat
Brianna Kirby
Junior Group Performance
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  14050 Bakersfield, CA, Fruitvale Junior High School, Doug Wilson

Chiune Sugihara: Defiant Diplomat...Jewish Savior
Laura Wilson
Mariel Heiss
Lindsey Hatcher
Breann Doering
Jim Diller
  14043 Denver, CO, Denver School of the Arts, Barbara Allen

Fannie Lou Hamer Takes The Stand
Phillip Jenkins
Kara Powell
Tia Owens
Nyasha James-Davis
Shannon Patilla
  14061 Harrisburg, PA, Holy Name of Jesus School, Frank Kramer

Lech Walesa and His Stand Against Communism
Colleen McHugh
Daniela Chmielewski
Lauren Lacey
Lauren Dunn
  14076 White Bear Lake, MN, Sunrise Park Middle School, Huy Nguyen

Lewis Hine
Abigail Anderson
Haley Akermark
  14063 Mendota, IL, Northbrook School, S Sack

Radium Girls
Abigael Morris
Madeline Piller
Isaac Piller
Stevie Croisant
Haley Sack
  14053 Columbia, SC, Hand Middle School, Carolyn Donchatz

Taking a Stand for Social Security and Reform
Elizabeth Adkins
Mia Guinn
Catherine Davenport
Zachary Hodges
  14085 Marlboro, NJ, Marlboro Middle School, Barbara Gallo

Margaret Sanger: A General in the Battle for Birth Control, A Soldier in the War for Women's Rights
Sophia Nguyen
Neha Mukunda
  14073 Cleveland, OH, Birchwood School, Connie Miller

Mao Zedong: Taking a Stand to Modernize China
Terrence Litam
Anastasia Marie Rose
Sevi Poblete
  14037 Knoxville, TN, Greenway School, Liz Shugart

Lawrence of Arabia: Taking a Stand for the Arab Cause
Forrest Wentzel
Lili Sarayrah
  14016 Camp Sherman, OR, Black Butte School , Toni Foster

Slave Songs: A Subtle and Valiant Stand in History
Danielle Lovegren
Rachel Lovegren
  14007 New Kensington, PA, Mary Queen of Apostles School, Evelyn Quade

The White Rose: Taking a Stand to Unveil the Injustices of the Third Reich
Alessandra Mitchell
Sarah Klawinski
  14034 Risco, MO, Risco R-II Schools, Melanie Tipton

Maverick Muckrakers: The Stand of Nellie Bly and Ida Tarbell
Cassie Vise
Ashley Moore
  14025 Holmen, WI, Holmen Middle School, Dayce McAndrews

The White Rose
Eryn Johnson
Erin Jennings
Katie Gunderson
  14011 Lincolnshire, IL, Ogden Elementary School, E Calderon

The Jewish Labor Committee and their Efforts to Save European Jews from Nazism
Rachael Brown
Deen Rosenberg
 
Senior Paper
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  20048 Marshalltown, IA, Marshalltown High School, Millie Frese

From Emancipation to Equality: Alexander Clark's Stand for Civil Rights in Iowa
Stephen Frese
  20013 Lincolnshire, IL, Stevenson High School, C Salituro

Gautreaux vs. Chicago Housing Authority
Rahul Gorawara
  20003 Baytown, TX, Sterling High School, Donna Britt

Taking a Stand Against Indiscriminate Pesticide Use: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
Sarah James
  20045 Minneapolis, MN, Southwest High School, Robert Ferguson

Voice of the Voiceless: Archbishop Oscar Romero's Stand for the Liberation of the Salvadoran People
Sarah Parker
  20082 Phoenix, AZ, Xavier College Preparatory Academy, Carol Hodus

Este Es El Sanctuario De Dios: The Sanctuary Movement Taking a Stand through Civil Initiative
Emily Brodman
  20016 Nashville, TN, University School of Nashville, Patricia Miletich

Taking a Stand With Life on Wheels: The Female Cycling Revolution in Late Nineteenth Century America
Emily Strupp
  20071 Joplin, MO, Joplin High School, Andy Ritter

Raoul Gustav Wallenberg: Taking a Stand for the Jewish Nation
Logan Skelley
  20057 Gallipolis, OH, Gallia Academy, Pam Wiseman

A Free Man: Taking a Stand Against Genocide
Andrew Walker
  20068 Mechanicsburg, PA, Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School, Beckie Lacey

The Premature Anti-Fascists: The Abraham Lincoln Battalion in the Spanish Civil War
Lee Kennedy-Shaffer
  20025 St. Paul, MN, Central High School, Becky Hanson

From Abolition to Genocide: The Controversial Stands of Jane Grey Swisshelm
Ellen Rice
  20028 North East, MD, North East High School, Paul Armstrong

Raising Hell
Krystal Credille
  20088 Shaker Heights, OH, Shaker Heights High School, Dann Parker

Jamming a Spoke in the Wheel: Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Stand Against Hitler
Mark Antal
  20055 Boulder, CO, Fairview High School, Leigh Campbell-Hale

The Amish: Standing Separately in a Modern World
Lucy Bollinger
  20036 Boise, ID, RiverStone Community School, Lisa Fisher

Harlem's Hell Fighters: The Legacy of the 369th African American Regiment And Their Stand for the Right to Fight For Their Country
Claire Steven
Senior Individual Documentary
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  21047 Denver, CO, Denver School of the Arts, Ed Glassman

"A Small Voice, But a Strong Voice:" Governor Ralph Carr and the Japanese
Ryan Brown
  21043 Minneapolis, MN, Southwest High School, Robert Ferguson

The Minnesota Semi-Starvation Study: Taking a Stand for Nonviolence and Hunger Relief
Sophia Naylor
  21075 Ferndale, WA, Ferndale High School, Greg Hart

The Grange: As Common as a Yellow School Bus
Troy Carter
  21001 Boulder, CO, Fairview High School, Leigh Campbell-Hale

Strange Fruit
Daniel Weidlein
  21015 Risco, MO, Risco R-II Schools, Melanie Tipton

The Unofficial Man
Kelsey Murphy
  21063 Houston, TX, Carver High School for Applied Technology, Todd Gonion

From Pulpit to Protest: Rev. Jemison and the Baton Rouge Bus Boycott
William Trotty
  21069 Brattleboro, VT, Brattleboro Union High School, Scotty Tabachnik

Save the River! Abbie Hoffman Takes a Stand
Marty Cain
  21054 Bakersfield, CA, Bakersfield High School, Ken Hooper

Lending a Voice to Change: American Folk Singers of the Early '60's
Taylor Barnes
  21080 Lincoln, NE, Science Focus Program (Zoo School), Jim Barstow

Harry Truman and the Integration of the U.S. Military
Taryn Overton
  21025 Traer, IA, North Tama County Community School, Judy Morrison

John L. Lewis: Taking a Stand for Workers' Rights
David Morrison
  21014 Shaker Heights, OH, Shaker Heights High School, Tim Mitchell

Answering the Cries: Child Labor Reformers of the Progressive Era
Jaclyn Inglis
  21053 Sequim, WA, Sequim High School, Todd Beuke

Chinook: Standing Forever
Whitney Macaulay
  21031 Blacksburg, VA, Blacksburg High School, Donna Logan

Standing Side By Side
Rebecca Wallis
  21003 Anchorage, AK, Dimond High School, Mischell Anderson

Steve Biko: Rise to Freedom
Mercedes Curran
Senior Group Documentary
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  22056 Lincoln, NE, Science Focus Program (Zoo School), Jim Barstow

Theodore Roosevelt: Conserving America's Future
Mitch Paine
Evan Wilson
Richard Carlson
  22071 Baltimore, MD, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Dennis Jutras

Biocides: Rachel Carson's Spring to Action
Justin Tibbels
Samuel Hudnet
  22004 Sacramento, CA, Mira Loma High School, Bruce Lagomarsino

Truman's Decision: A Stand in the Land of the Rising Sun
James Niebauer
Don Wei
Jikyu Choi
Kevin Liu
  22031 Hingham, MA, Hingham High School, Steve Swett

Greensboro: The Spark of a Movement
Theodore Mellors
Adrian Doran
  22015 Denver, CO, Denver School of the Arts, Ed Glassman

The Man with the Muck-Rake: Taking a Stand Behind the Machines of Packingtown
Xiao Lu
Sam Clifford
  22086 Clovis, CA, Buchanan High School, Rob Darrow
Carole Smoot
Jon Smoot

Standing in the Face of Madness: Raoul Wallenberg's Fight to Save the Jews
Megan Reese
Brittany Darrow
  22002 Lincolnshire, IL, Stevenson High School, B Bradford

Carrying the Burden: The Story of Clyde Kennard
Agnes Mazur
Callie McCune
Mona Ghadiri
  22019 Minco, OK, Minco High School, Bonnie Ross

Branching Out: Jim Crow Dies at Ebbets Field
Joey Ross
Trevor Brownen
  22027 Bitburg, Germany, DODEA, Bitburg High School, Tami Elder

Truth on the March -- Emile Zola: Taking a Stand in the Dreyfus Affair
Kara Elder
Nichole Griep
  22076 Bedford, MA, Bedford High School, James Sunderland

Stetson Kennedy: Taking A Stand for Equality in Postwar America
Lauren Mazel
Tony Gong
Alexander Arruda
  22043 Hebron, CT, RHAM High School, Adam Waite

Simon Wiesenthal: Deputy for the Dead
Erica Kowsz
Meredith Stuart
  22044 Corpus Christi, TX, Carroll High School, Suzanne Ransleben

Norbert Wollheim: Taking a Stand Against Forced Labor
Shivani Patel
Mecklin Ragan
  22083 Harmony, PA, Seneca Valley Intermediate High School, Debra McDermott

Decoding the Symphonies: The Political Motivation behind the Music of Dmitri Shostakovich
Howard Russell
James Petras
  22061 Chandler, AZ, Basha High School, Julienne Collums

Meredith (comma) James
Shirley Nguyen
Ryan Fruge
Diana Browne
Senior Individual Exhibit
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  25082 Gulf Breeze, FL, Gulf Breeze High School, Douglas Mills

Taking a Stand Before His Time: Harry T. Moore
Cheree Suttles
  25088 Mililani, HI, Mililani High School, Amy Boehning

John Rabe Takes a Stand during the Nanking Massacre
Kent Yamada
  25027 Marshalltown, IA, Marshalltown High School, Scott Johnson

"...A Persistent Pioneer:" In Africa, Norman Borlaug Stands Against Hunger
Rachelle Edgar
  25006 Darlington, SC, Trinity Collegiate School, Bryan Kaye

The American Hole in the Doughnut: The 101st Airborne Division's Stand at Bastogne
Mary Elizabeth Walters
  25057 Oak Forest, IL, Oak Forest High School, G Santos

"Justice Through Science:" Kameny's Pioneering Defense of Homosexuality
Gian Santos
  25075 Asheville, NC, A.C. Reynolds High School, Jim Goode

Dorothea Lange: Speaking Out Through Photographs
Taylor Browning
  25026 Minneapolis, MN, South High School, Michael Boucher

Nonviolent Revolution: James Lawson and his Nashville Students Take a Stand for Civil Rights
Jennifer Walker
  25023 Boulder, CO, Fairview High School, Leigh Campbell-Hale

Theodore Roosevelt: Taking a Stand in the Russo-Japanese War
Jia Huang
  25041 San Antonio, TX, International School of America, Jay McCusker III

Breaking the Chains: Dorothea Dix's Advocacy for the Mentally Ill
Helen Bowman
  25009 Denver, CO, George Washington High School, Bonnie Guggenheim

Picasso's "Guernica:" One Man's Stand Against the Horrors of War
Rebecca Clark
  25068 Honolulu, HI, Moanalua High School, Kevin Chaitin

Ida Tarbell: Taking a Stand Against the Standard Oil Company
Tracey Workman
  25064 Honeoye Falls, NY, Honeoye Falls-Lima Senior High School, Christina Preston

Who Stands Firm? The Martyrdom of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Rebecca Gravenstede
  25050 Canton, OK, Canton High School, Penny Heath

Chiune Sugihara: A Stand for Humanity
Marcus Autry
  25033 Marion, IN, Marion High School, Tawny Wood

"Mr. President, How Long Must Women Wait?"
Allyce Mihelich
Senior Group Exhibit
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  26038 Hollister, MO, Hollister High School, Karen Ellison

Powstanies Warszawski: Warsaw Takes a Stand
Randall Bonnell
Jordan Butler
  26042 Fontana, CA, A.B. Miller High School, Valerie Lowery
Sherry Hamilton

Sobibor: Taking a Stand Against Hitler's Final Solution
Diana Luna
Diana Herrera
Ivan Cisneros
  26028 Crown City, OH, South Gallia High School, Scot West

"Freedom's Wheels are Rolling:" The Freedom Riders Take a Stand
Allie West
Ashley Clary
Glenna Wright
  26025 Pierce, NE, Pierce Junior/Senior High School, Brenda Fleecs

Rosa Parks: Sitting Down To Take A Stand
Nathan Bilau
Meagan Zautke
Laura Herbolsheimer
  26057 Washington, UT, Milcreek High School, Katherine Wood

A.C. over D.C.: Nikola Tesla's Stand Against Edison
Dave Goodwine
Jaimee Goodwine
  26063 Little Rock, AR, Pulaski Academy, Keena Vellance

Oscar Schindler
Nicole Wright
Katie Jordan
  26012 Paterson, NJ, John F. Kennedy High School, Robin O'Brien

The Black Panther Party Stands up Against Racism
Abdul Gafur
Kadija McAnuff
Lisa Gill
Amal Abuelhawa
Atikur Miah
  26021 Milford, NH, Milford High School, Susan Kelly

Panic, Paranoia, and the Palmer Raids: Americans Taking a Stand Against Communism
Jacob Potelle
Chelsea Bucklin
  26081 Chandler, AZ, Basha High School, Julienne Collums

A Square Deal: TR Stands with Labor in the 1902 Coal Strike
David Ganger
Mingda Sun
  26013 North Smithfield, RI, North Smithfield Junior/Senior High School, Harold Demers

Confronting Injustice in Rhode Island: Thomas Dorr's Endeavor for Suffrage
Brad Allard
Thomas Mrva
Jennifer Juhr
  26049 Asheville, NC, A.C. Reynolds High School, Jim Goode

Greensboro Sit-Ins: Sometimes Taking a Stand for What Is Undeniably Right Means Taking a Seat
Emily Janeiro
Tim Hughes
Keeshan Ganatra
  26072 Lafayette, IN, Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School, Mary Anthrop

Dorthea Dix
Sarah Cusack
Taylor Swaim
Rita Marie P. Yaacoub
  26085 Chicago, IL, Lincoln Park High School, A Ahmad

Blacks in the White City: Taking a Stand at the Fair
Montana Young
Ivan Favelevic
  26066 Reading, MA, Reading Memorial High School, Kara Gleason

The Bread & Roses Strike of 1912: Taking a Stand For Workers' Rights
Jessica O'Hearn
Alyson Nahabedian
Brianne Cordima
Senior Individual Performance
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  23062 Lawrence, KS, Lawrence High School, Mike Ortmann

"I Have the Heart and the Stomach of a King:" Queen Elizabeth I Taking a Stand in a Man's World
Timmia Hearn Feldman
  23078 Asheville, NC, A.C. Reynolds High School, Jim Goode

Galileo: A Man of Faith Standing For Science
Carolyn Johnson
  23058 Clovis, CA, Buchanan High School, Rob Darrow
Carole Smoot
Jon Smoot
Linda Linder

The Voice of a People, the Pride of a Nation: Lech Walesa's Stand Against Communism
Michael Cruz
  23025 Shoreline, WA, Shorewood High School, Un Chong Kim

Echoes of a Silent Spring: Rachel Carson Takes a Stand Against the Wholesale Poisoning of America
Caitlin Jacques
  23007 Laramie, WY, Laramie High School, Meaghan Gibson

There'll Be Bluebirds Over the Cliffs of Dover and Plans Asunder Down Under
Claire Mason
  23067 Lake Oswego, OR, Horowitz Home School, Konane Mookini

Ripple of Hope
Keahi Horowitz
  23080 Lorena, TX, Lorena High School, Larry Havard

Refusing to Have My Wings Clipped
Whitney Gafford
  23012 Mililani, HI, Mililani High School, Amy Boehning

Chinese Pro-Democracy Movement: The Stand That Should Have Changed a Nation
Allison Hamada
  23018 Belmont, MA, Belmont High School, Deborah McDevitt

Victims of a "Miracle Drug:" Thalidomide Survivors Take a Stand Against a Society Outdated
Isabel Carey
  23047 Kahuku, HI, Kahuku High & Intermediate School, Lorey Ishihara

Labing: A Struggle for Democracy, the Stand that Moved a Nation
Ana Reidy
  23030 Minneapolis, MN, Southwest High School, Robert Ferguson

Near vs. Minnesota: The Bedrock Case in the Stand for Freedom of the Press
Desmond Richardson
  23016 Boise, ID, RiverStone Community School, Lisa Fisher

Adenauer: A Decision for Germany
Tim Umbach
  23048 Eagan, MN, Eagan High School, Emma Ryan

It's Not Over Yet: The Challenges and Criticism Faced by Coya Knutson
Caitlin Loehr
  23041 Bridgeport, CT, Central Magnet High School, Shobhana Jagan

Booker T. Washington: Standing in the Storm
Penninah Bonhomme
Senior Group Performance
1stPlace :: 2nd Place :: 3rd Place :: and other finalists
  Entry # City, State, School, Teacher(s)
Entry Title
Student(s)
  24072 Charlottesville, VA, Monticello High School, Madeline Michel

Stop the Clock: Harry Byrd Stands Up, Civil Rights Stand Still
Mohammad Rasool
Paul Michel
Mona Hovaizi
Anna Caritj
Art Conley
  24033 Anaheim, CA, Acaciawood School, John Pester
Sandra Yang

Polish Solidarity: A Trade Union that Took a Stand for a Democratic Sovereign Poland
Jordan Permantier
Javier Romero
Daniela Romero
  24009 Spanish Fork, UT, American Leadership Academy, Rob Mulestein

Solidarity: Taking a Stand for Freedom
Daniel Sparks
Ashley Mitchell
  24019 Nuevo, CA, Grace Preparatory School, Irene Miles

Prohibition is Better than No Liquor at All
Kelsey Hicks
Melanie Miles
Caleb Bagdanov
Robyn Miles
Levi Bagdanov
  24012 Brownsville, TX, Lopez High School, Patricia Diaz

Murder in the Forest: A Francisco Mendes Story
Yoshio Pineda
Valerie Vera
Emilio Banda
Elizabeth Rentfro
Elisa Nino
  24006 Huntingdon, PA, Huntingdon Area High School, Kevin Kidd

On Trial for my Thoughts: Abbie Hoffman's Radical Patriotism at the Trial of the Chicago Eight
Samuel Braxton
Olivia Grugan
  24067 Conway, AR, Conway High School East, William Richardson

Resisting the Irresistible: The Danish Resistance of the 1940s
Morgan Hill
Micaela Tourville
Claire Vick
  24061 Natrona Heights, PA, St. Joseph High School, Rosanne Pucciarelli

From Under the Whip: The Southhampton Insurrection
Brianne Sullivan
Jessica Thimons
Gabrielle Genovese
Caitlin Pepka
Veronica Predebon
  24041 Tallahassee, FL, Leon High School, Scott Brown

Have You No Decency? Taking a Stand against Senator Joseph McCarthy
Amy Smith
Scottie Mitchell
Eden Joyner
Brittany Garner
Matthew Chapman
  24055 Falfurrias, TX, Falfurrias High School, Sharon Wilson

Taking A Stand In History: The Voice That Challenged a Nation
Ashley Quintanilla
Brittany Garcia
Jordan Saenz
Amanda Gonzalez
Lisa Hinojosa
  24027 Aurora, IL, East Aurora High School, C Bednar

Refugio Martinez: Taking a Stand in the Packinghouse Industry
Felipe Rodriguez
Eliseo Martinez
Aracely Gutierrez
Sarah Peara
Aracelli Gonzales
  24047 Conway, AR, Conway High School East, William Richardson

A Terrible Beauty is Born: Women of the Irish Revolution
Hannah Pearson
Susannah Stengel
Heather Ernsbarger
  24050 Cheraw, SC, Cheraw High School, Gail Ingram

"Rebel Hearts" Sarah and Angelina Grimke: Taking a Stand Against Slavery
Vannessa Hancock
Marietta Easterling
  24029 Uniontown, KS, Uniontown High School, Norm Conard

The People's Poet
Kaity Smith
Melissa Query
Maria Aikins
Gage McKinnis
 
   

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