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National History Day 2001 National Finalists

The following list of students were the top two winners in each category at the National History Day in Wisconsin contest held on April 28, 2001, in Stevens Point.

Each finalist designs their entry to reflect the annual theme. The entries below reflect the annual theme for 2001: Frontiers in History.


Junior Historical Paper

Emily Fiocco
Blood Banking: A Frontier
in Survival
SOTA II
La Crosse
Katie Mijal
Belle La Follette: Fight for Women's Suffrage in Wisconsin
D.C. Everest Junior High
Schofield

Junior Individual Performance

Bob Strand
DNA-Watson and Crick: Discovering the Frontier of Life
D.C. Everest Junior High
Schofield
Caitlin Puckett
Crying Bullets Instead of Tears: The Frontier of School Shootings
D.C. Everest Junior High
Schofield

Junior Group Performance

Natalie Fondell, Jenna Wendorf
Women's Rights: Failure is Impossible
D.C. Everest Junior High
Schofield

Kristen Beck, Robin Fluegge, Katie Smuda
Dr. Kate Newcomb: A Pioneer in the Medical frontier of the Northwoods
Butler Middle School
Waukesha

Junior Individual Exhibits

Ashley Ashbeck
Penicillin: The Miracle Mold-Leader of the Antibiotic Frontier
D.C. Everest Junior High
Schofield
Linda Tomcek
Uniting a Nation Across the Frontier: The Pony Express
D.C. Everest Junior High
Schofield

Junior Group Exhibits

Jenna Brandenburg, Sheila Klatt, Jess Werner
"Who Says No Girls Allowed?" Women's Baseball
D.C. Everest Junior High
Schofield
Whitney Lemke, Brittani Schmidt
Elizabeth Blackwell: Paving the Frontier for Women Doctors
D.C. Everest Junior High
Schofield

Junior Individual Documentary

Ben Miller
A Tribute to Jackie Robinson
SOTA II
La Crosse
Ryan Clark
Andy Warhol: A Frontier in Pop Art
D.C. Everest Junior High
Schofield

Junior Group Documentary

Becky Hirn, Becky Powers, Laura Jacobs
The Frontier of Artificial Limbs
D.C. Everest Junior High
Schofield
Emily George, Kim McEwen
The Founder of the American Red Cross: A Frontier in Helping Others
D.C. Everest Junior High
Schofield

Senior Historical Paper

Theresa Haun
A New Frontier: Sputnick's Impact on the Race to Space
Sparta High School
Sparta
David Fiocco
The Banking Act of 1933: A Landmark in Banking and an Economic Frontier
La Crosse Central High School
La Crosse

Senior Individual Performance

Paul Stahmer
Braille
D.C. Everest High School
Schofield

Senior Group Performance

Amber Zobeck, Sam Schubel, Kim Schumacher, Andrea Carskadon, Jamie Galstad
The Great Move West
La Crosse Central High School
La Crosse
Kristy Isberner, Carmen Erdman, Katie Kuklinski
Polio Vaccine
D.C. Everest High School
Schofield

Senior Individual Documentary

Meredith Merrill
Wright Brothers
D.C. Everest High School
Schofield
Brice Arrestad
Mt. Everest: Frontiers in Mountaineering
D.C. Everest High School
Schofield

Senior Group Documentary

Amanda Glinecki, Natasha Zuidema, Ryan Plisch
Civil Rights Movement
D.C. Everest High School
Schofield
Erin Wanie, Amanda Felch
Berlin Wall
D.C. Everest High School
Schofield

Senior Individual Exhibits

Phil Beck
Jackie Robinson
D.C. Everest High School
Schofield
Johanna Wallner
Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and the Birth of the Environmental Movement
G-E-T High School
Galesville

Senior Group Exhibits

Stephanie Salter, Bobby Jo Brown
Title IX
D.C. Everest High School
Schofield
Andy Miller, Ben Lindsay
Brown vs. the Board
D.C. Everest High School
Schofield
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