Colorado State University - Pueblo History Day winners advance to nationals this month

Colorado State University - Pueblo History Day winners advance to nationals this month

PUEBLO – Nine History Day winners from the Southeastern Colorado competition held at Colorado State University-Pueblo in March will travel to the University of Maryland later this month to compete in National History Day 2010 competition.

Hundreds of middle and high school students from all over Colorado came together over Memorial Day Weekend to celebrate history.  The Southeastern portion of the state was well represented by 74 regional winners. 

First and second-place winners in each category and division are eligible to represent Colorado at the National History Day competition on June 13-17 at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland.  Third-place winners serve as alternates.

The following area students will travel to Maryland to represent the state and compete in the National History Day 2010. 

From Connect Charter School:
Junior Group Web Site
2nd place - Holly Ketterman and Emily Waggener- "Curitiba Brazil: Living Lightly on the Earth;

Junior Individual Exhibit
2nd place -Rebecca Myli - "A Loving Partnership: The Innovative Training of Seeing Eye Dogs;

Junior Group Exhibit
2nd place - Ryan Trechter, Vince Parker, Joey Gavato, Steven Rastrelli - "Civil War Needs Spurs Innovation: The Field of Prosthetics." 

Junior Individual Performances
3rd Place – Catherine Otero- “Rosie the Riveter: The Spark That Ignited The Fire of Women's Independence”

From La Junta High School:
Senior Individual Documentaries:
1st Place - Matt Fouracre, LaJunta High School, “Communism and the Political Innovation That Defined the 20th Century”

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