New Jersey History Day Past Winners

NEW JERSEY WINNERS 

2017 National Competition, College Park, MD

Junior Individual Documentary

First Place
Project Title: Taking the Road Less Travelled: Rachel Carson’s Stand Against DDT Sparks an Era of Environmental Consciousness
Student: Melinda Chen
School: Thomas R. Grover Middle School,West Windsor, New Jersey; Teacher: Debra Cohen

Junior Group Documentary

Second Place
Project Title: The Statement that Revealed the Truth: Josiah DuBois, an American Holocaust Hero
Student(s): Sam Bitman, Shayna Herzfeld, Gabby O'Brien, and Asha Mohapatra
School: Rosa International Middle School, Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Teacher: Christy Marrella-Davis

Senior Individual Website

Third Place
Project Title: A Mosaic of a Movement: Alice Paul and the Fight for Women's Rights
Student: Meghana Srivastava
School: West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North, Plainsboro, New Jersey; Teacher: Chris Bond

Discovery or Exploration in History Special Prize
Project Title: Grace Hopper: Bringing Words to Computing
Student: Saurav Sanjay
Category: Senior Individual Documentary
School: West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North, Plainsboro, New Jersey; Teacher: Chris Bond