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National History Day state contest results

Here are the results of the state contest for National History Day. CPS had five projects earn their way into the final round; four CPS projects placed in the top two in their category and earned their way to the national contest in June.



  • Junior Group Exhibit: Ainsley McCray and Samantha Green, Jefferson Middle School
    "A Silent Spring: The Rachel Carson Story"


Delegates to the National Contest

  • Junior Individual Paper: Anna Ferguson, Lange Middle School
    2nd Place, "The Great Molasses Flood, Breaking Barriers Physically and Figuratively"
  • Junior Group Exhibit: Olivia Rollison and Josiah Anderson, Gentry Middle School
    2nd Place, "Enos the Chimpanzee: The Unsung Hero Behind John Glenn's Success"
  • Junior Group Website: Shubha Gautam and Saatvika Nistala, Gentry Middle School
    2nd Place, "The Feminine Mystique: The Phenomenon that Broke the Barrier of Sexuality"
  • Senior Individual Paper: Brandon Kim, Rock Bridge High School
    1st Place, "Pepsi-Cola Hits the Spot: How the Pepsi African-American Sales Team Broke Barriers in American Advertising"


Complete results by category