26 schools competed in North Public Sound History Day at Shoreline Center

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Students viewing contest web sites
Photo by Don Wilson

540 students from 26 public and private schools in north King County presented their historical interpretations before panels of judges at the Shoreline Center on March 21 for the annual History Day contest.

Judges evaluating exhibits in the Spartan Gym
Photo by Don Wilson

Eighty entries were chosen to compete at the state History Day contest at Green River Community College on Saturday, May 3.

Among them were local students Christine Donnan from Shorewood who took first in the Senior Individual Exhibit and Sarah Ott, from Shoreline Christian who took second in the same category.

SENIOR INDIVIDUAL EXHIBIT:

Second Place: Sarah Ott, Shoreline Christian, Shoreline, WA
Title: Ordinary Citizens with Unordinary Expectations
Teacher: Kaelyn Bullock

First Place: Christine Donnan, Shorewood H.S. , Shoreline, WA
Title: The U.S. Labor Movement: 
Rights and Responsibilities in History
 Teacher: Lara Sukol

Rashida Hakim, from Redmond Middle School, Redmond, WA
was awarded a First Place (and $50) for her Paper,
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire: A Burning Remembrance.
Photo by Don Wilson 

Three schools dominated the competition. Northshore Junior High in Bothell had 17 finalists, closely followed by The International Community School in Kirkland with 16 finalists. 13 were from Timbercrest Junior High in Woodinville.


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