Our Warriors are Champions!
Congratulations to the following IB students for their success at the Recent National History Day (NHD) Competition:
- Abigail Stockwell won second place in the Performance category for her project called: Anti-Lynching Activism: The Heart of Georgia Douglas Johnson which used her craft of slam poetry to portray the life of an little known activist whose work eventually led to anti-lynching laws
- Frankie O'Neill won first place for her Documentary entitled, Show Boat: Navigating the River of Racism, the story of the very first musical drama and how it took a stand against the tradition of minstrels that portrayed African Americans black-face as buffoons.
- Christina Fisher took second place in Documentary entitled, Josephine Baker: A Woman Against Segregation, which was the life story of the only woman to speak at the March on Washington in 1963.
- Katie Clontz won 3rd place in Documentary for Witold Pilecki: Infiltrating Auschwitz
- Becca Hansman won 3rd place in the performance category and best senior project overall for the "Women in History" category for her performance of "Gloria Steinem: An Expose on an Empire."
- Erin Earl, Alyson Hulet and Bailey Smith won 3rd place for their exhibit called What's Going On?: the Album that Transformed Motown
Abigail, Frankie and Christina are now eligible to compete in the National NHD competition this summer in Washington DC... We wish you the very best of luck!!
Speaking of traveling... our Robotics team was invited to compete in this year's FIRST Robotics World Competition in Houston, Texas. The competition is currently underway and we wish our Warriors the best of luck!