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History Day participants earn Hastings College scholarships

Lane Schroer, a student at Lawrence-Nelson (Neb.) High School, earned a $6,000 scholarship to Hastings College for his individual documentary on the Federal Reserve System. He received the award on March 13 when the College hosted a regional History Day competition.  
Schroer and others used various media, including displays, videos, written papers and plays, to present history research projects about turning points in history. 
Justice Malesker and Alexa Rowedder from Hastings (Neb.) Senior High earned $5,000 scholarships for their group documentary on Title IX while Lacy Lurz from Hastings Senior High won a $4,000 scholarship for her individual exhibit entitled, “The Legacy of Learning: Harvard University”.
The following students advanced to the state competition, to be held on April 20, 2013:
SENIOR INDIVIDUAL DOCUMENTARY
1st Place
Lane Schroer, “The Federal Reserve”, Lawrence-Nelson High School, Sponsor:  Bob Stewart
2nd Place
Ryan Kile, “The Curious Case of Curt Flood”, Lawrence-Nelson High School, Sponsor: Bob Stewart
3rd Place
Seth Kathman, “Fat Man and Little Boy”, Lawrence-Nelson High School, Sponsor: Bob Stewart
JUNIOR INDIVIDUAL DOCUMENTARY
1st Place
Nathaniel Abel, “Turning Points on the Trail of Lewis and Clark”, Hastings Middle School, Sponsor: Mike Baptiste
SENIOR GROUP DOCUMENTARY
1st Place
Justice Malesker and Alexa Rowedder, “Title IX”, Hastings Senior High School, Sponsor:  Ann Mays
2nd Place
James Jones, Errich Holston and Micah Runyon, “The Cuban Missile Crisis”, Hastings Senior High School, Sponsor:  Ann Mays
3rd Place
Stephanie Anderson and Cadee Brown, “Moonwalking Through Pop Culture: Michael Jackson’s Story”, Hastings Senior High School, Sponsor:  Ann Mays
SENIOR GROUP INTERPRETIVE WEBSITE
1st Place
Kevin Carrillo, Dakota Anderson and Aiden Schneider, “New Immigration”, Hastings Senior High School, Sponsor:  Ann Mays
2nd Place
Sydney Landfill and Hailey Peters, “Rosa Parks”, Hastings Senior High School
Sponsor: Ann Mays
SENIOR INDIVIDUAL INTERPRETIVE WEBSITE
1st Place
Corinna Gratzl, “Johannes Gutenberg and His Important Invention”, Hastings Senior High School
Sponsor: Ann Mays
Senior Group Exhibit
1st Place
Malek Dalbik and Zach Peterson, “The Triangle Factory Fire”, Hastings Senior High
Sponsor: Ann Mays
2nd Place
Jessica Zach and Bailey Petzoldt, “Making a Masterpiece”, Hastings Senior High
Sponsor: Ann Mays
3rd Place
Destiny Thomas and Madisson Fincher, “Radical Suffragists”, Hastings Senior High
Sponsor:  Ann Mays
JUNIOR INDIVIDUAL EXHIBIT
1st Place
Kaila Avent, “We Choose to Go to the Moon: The Race is On”, Hastings Middle School
Sponsor: Mike Baptiste
2nd Place
Maggie Nielsen, “The Internet”, Hastings Middle School
Sponsor: Mike Baptiste
3rd  Place
Haley Mazour, “Empress Theodora,” Hastings Middle School
Sponsor: Mike Baptiste
SENIOR INDIVIDUAL EXHIBIT
1st Place
Lacey Lurz, “The Legacy of Learning: Harvard University”, Hastings Senior High
Sponsor: Ann Mays
2nd Place
Jorge Aguirre, “The Most Useful Citizen: The Story of Jacob Ruis”, Hastings Senior High
Sponsor: Ann Mays
3rd Place
Cheyenne Fielder, “Breaking From the Jungle”, Hastings Senior High School
Sponsor: Ann Mays
SENIOR GROUP PERFORMANCE
1st Place
Jaden Pappas and Heitor Pereira, “Gettysburg: The Battle that Changed the Tides”, Hastings Senior High
Sponsor: Ann Mays
Founded in 1882, Hastings College is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in Hastings, Nebraska, that focuses on student academic and extracurricular achievement. With 64 majors in 32 areas of study and 12 pre-professional programs, Hastings College has been named among “America’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review and a “Best Buy in College Education” by Barron’s. Hastings College: Pursue Your Passion®. Visit Hastings.edu for more.
 

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