Wheatley Students Advance to National History Day National Competition!

The New York State History Day results were announced earlier this week. Wheatley students had five projects win recognition, with 5 four first or second-place winners advancing to the National History Day National Competition.

A huge “Thank You” to Mrs. Jo Beth Roberts, who advised the Wheatley students throughout the process. Thank you as well to Mr. Wayne Jenson for his support of the teachers and students involved in the annual NHD competition.

LIHD to NYSHD.  Thank you both!

NHD is once again virtual this year.  Projects must be submitted within the next two weeks, and results are announced on June 18, 2022.

JUNIOR DIVISION WINNERS (8th Grade)

PAPER

2nd Place (NHD Qualifier): Shannon Flachner – The Diplomatic NUWSS and the Militant WSPU Debate Against the Anti-Suffragists: The Women’s Suffrage Campaign that Inspires the Present

INDIVIDUAL DOCUMENTARIES

2nd Place (NHD Qualifier): Violet Brush – Unelected: The Diplomacy of First Lady Jaqueline Kennedy

3rd Place (NHD Alternate): Sofia Ng – The Women Strike for Peace: Revolutionizing the Battle for Nuclear Disarmament with Debate and Diplomacy

INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE

2nd Place (NHD Qualifier): Willow Grosskopf – Civil Rights Protests of the National Anthem: Justified Dissent or
Unjustified Division? 

SENIOR DIVISION WINNERS (9th-12th Grade)

INDIVIDUAL DOCUMENTARIES

3rd Place (NHD Alternate): Ben Casella – Counterfeiting During the American Revolution – The Debate Over Currency

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