History Day

By: News Release
Apr 3rd, 2018

Montauk Regional History Day Results

 

Montauk (Keystone AEA) Regional History Day was held Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at Keystone Area Education Agency, Elkader, Iowa. This year's theme is Conflict & Compromise in History. Approximately 130 students from 8 schools participated in five categories (Jr. Division). The following entries/students advanced to the State Contest that will be held Monday, April 30, 2018, at the Iowa Events Center, Des Moines. They have a chance to advance to the National Contest, held at the University of Maryland, June 10-14, 2018, in College Park, Maryland.

 

Listed by Division and Category:

 

JUNIOR DIVISION HISTORICAL PAPER:

 

Title: Thirteen Days: Conflict and Compromise During the Cuban Missile Crisis

Student: Justin Berlage

School: St. Benedict School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Patty Lien

 

Title: The Conflict Surrounding the Anglo-Guatemalan Treaty of 1859

Student: Izaak Eichinger

School: Decorah Middle School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Wesley Knaack

 

 

JUNIOR DIVISION INDIVIDUAL EXHIBIT:

 

Title: The Saver that Many Don’t Know Fr. Al Schmitt

Student: Oliver Schmitt

School: Turkey Valley Elementary, Jackson Junction, IA

Teacher: Leslie Raymond

 

 

Title: Women in WWII

Student: Megan Blong

School: Turkey Valley Elementary, Jackson Junction, IA

Teacher: Leslie Raymond

 

Title: Civilian Conservation Corps

Student: Dalton Hemesath

School: Decorah Middle School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Wesley Knaack

 

 

JUNIOR DIVISION GROUP EXHIBIT:

 

Title: Engel v. Vitale: Prayer in School

Students: Jaden Weis, Chloe Dixon

School: St. Benedict School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Patty Lien

 

Title: Russia Bleeds Red: The Fall of the Tsars and the Rise of the Soviet Union

Students: Gabrielle Kielkucki, Kaitlyn Clemen, William Lemke, Brian McGrane, and Joseph Hermsen

School: Beckman Jr./Sr. High School, Dyersville, IA

Teacher: Shantel Kahrs

 

 

JUNIOR DIVISION INDIVIDUAL DOCUMENTARY:

 

Title: The Tripolitan War: A Fight Against Coastal Corsairs

Student: Jenna Hartz

School: St. Benedict School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Patty Lien

 

Title: Japanese American Internment

Student: Drew Berns

School: Decorah Middle School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Wesley Knaack

 

 

JUNIOR DIVISION GROUP DOCUMENTARY:

 

Title: The Treaty of Versailles: An Optimistic Compromise that Sparked Even Greater Conflict

Students: Dylan Muhlbauer, Liz Clement

School: St. Benedict School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Patty Lien

 

Title: Bloody Sunday: A Compromise for the Freedom to Vote

Students: Courtney Hubbell, Anabel Bradley, and Katherine Stone

School: Harding Middle School, Cedar Rapids, IA

Teacher: Shannon Haas

 

 

JUNIOR DIVISION INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE:

 

Title: Conflict and Compromise in Lowell: Girls Go on Strike

Student: Alex Kane

School: St. Benedict School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Patty Lien

 

 

Title: Claudette Colvin: Conflict Hidden in History

Student: Grace Bachelder

School: Decorah Middle School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Wesley Knaack

 

 

JUNIOR DIVISION GROUP PERFORMANCE:

 

Title: Edna Griffin: The Rosa Parks of Iowa

Students: Lauren Johnson, Grace Gerleman, Ruby Sullivan, and Larsson Shockey

School: Decorah Middle School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Wesley Knaack

 

Title: Desegregation at Prince Edward County

Students: Paige Lange, Brielle Buresh, Mikiah Krieg, Anya Lovstuen, and Caleb Huebner

School: Decorah Middle School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Wesley Knaack

 

 

JUNIOR DIVISION INDIVIDUAL WEB SITES:

 

Title: The Double V Campaign: Victories at Home and on the Battlefield

Student: Ellen Rooney

School: St. Benedict School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Patty Lien

 

Title: Conflict of Desegregated Education and Compromise of The Little Rock Nine

Student: Amy Jensen

School: St. Benedict School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Patty Lien

 

 

JUNIOR DIVISION GROUP WEB SITES:

 

Title: Compromise Through Conflict: The Orphan Train

Students: Hailey Bower, Julia Phillips

School: St. Benedict School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Patty Lien

 

Title: Clifford Beer’s Change in Mental Health Reform

Students: Allison Pavlovec, Serena Sweet

School: Decorah Middle School, Decorah, IA

Teacher: Wesley Knaack



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