JPPSS Students Win Senior Division of National History Day

Students from Helen Cox High School won at the state competition and will move on to national competition for the National History Day at the University of Maryland from June 9-June 13, 2013. The winners include:

Senior Individual Paper – First Place
David Girgis
“The Flame that Changed America: Turning Points of the Chicago Fire – Prologue, Evolution & Aftermath”

Senior Individual Performance – Second Place
Jordan C. Johnson
“The Turning Point of One Man + One Dream = One America”

Senior Group Exhibit – First Place
Tien Huyn, Tyrin Stevenson, Anh Hoang
“Rolling Revolution: How the Wheel Changed the World”

Senior Group Documentary – Second Place
Kathy Nguyen, Cindy Simporios, Anna Hoang, Jasmine Paniagua, Bryana Bailey
“Roe v. Wade: A Legacy of Law & Morality”

Senior Group Performance – First Place
Tan Nguyen, Hoang Nguyen, Randy Phan
“Hip Hop Dance: A Turning Point in Pop Culture”

Another JPPSS school, Adams Middle, was a big winner in the junior level competition story and six of its students will also head to the national competition in June.