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National History Day 2007 Finals

When Wisconsinites Win, They Win Big!

NHD 2007 Finals
Cody Haro of Holmen earned 1st
place for his senior individual exhibit
about the Abraham Lincoln Battalion.

Today was an exciting day for the members of Team Wisconsin as they attended the awards ceremony for the 2007 national competition. Cody Haro's exhibit about the Abraham Lincoln Battalion clearly impressed the judges, earning him the spot of the best senior individual exhibit in the nation!

The 2007 Team Wisconsin delegation has represented our state well during the entire duration of the contest. In addition to their spectacular work, Wisconsinites have stayed true to their Wisconsin reputation as they lent a hand or a kind word whenever it was needed. Friendships have formed between participants from across the state and each student has surely strengthened their sense of Wisconsin pride.

Thank you to all of the students, teachers and parents for making this contest a success!

Sarah and Eric

Posted at 1:09 PM

University of Minnesota Scholarship

NHD 2007 Finals
Mary Nugent, Roger Haro, Cody Haro,
Mr. History and Sarah Clement on the
floor of the Cole Field House.

Cody's hard work and dedication paid off again when he won a scholarship to the University of Minnesota!

Posted at 1:10 PM

Outstanding State Awards

NHD 2007 Finals
Mallory Durlauf and Lynn Zabel
won the Outstanding Wisconsin Award in the
junior and senior divisions.

Two additional Wisconsin students were recognized for their projects with outstanding state awards. Mallory Durlauf, Madison, received the award for her junior paper, "Mr. President: How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty?" Lynn Zabel, Lancaster, was recognized for her senior individual performance about Ellis Island. Congratulations!

Posted at 1:11 PM

Team Wisconsin

NHD 2007 Finals
Team Wisconsin.

Wisconsinites sporting their History Day t-shirts pose for a team photo before walking together to the closing ceremony.

Posted at 1:23 PM

Closing Ceremony

NHD 2007 Finals
The Cole Field House was packed for the
closing ceremony.

The closing ceremony is an impressive and inspiring event. Each state sports their t-shirts and other symbols of state pride. The stands are packed as students anxiously wait for results.

Posted at 1:28 PM

Scavenger Hunt Winners

NHD 2007 Finals
Anne Draskowski, Brittany Schmitt, Kate Van de Loo,
Lauren Rinaldi, Katie Thill, and Kelsey Stanga
receive awards for winning the Wisconsin
scavenger hunt.

The results are finally in! This group of students from across the state accumulated the most points in the Wisconsin scavenger hunt. They proudly display their coveted prizes, the Golden Guernsey.

Posted at 1:29 PM

State Parade

NHD 2007 Finals
Wisconsin at the closing ceremony.

Team Wisconsin participates in the state parade before the closing ceremony, sporting flags, cows and cheese!

Posted at 1:32 PM

Wisconsin Cheer

NHD 2007 Finals
Team Wisconsin unites
with "Wisconsin milk" cheer.

Give me an M
Give me an I
Give me an L
Give me a K
Don't give me no pop, pop.
No tea, tea
Just give me that MILK - moo, moo, moo, moo
Wisconsin MILK - moo, moo, moo, moo

Posted at 1:33 PM

Wisconsin Cowgirls

NHD 2007 Finals
Elise Shedivy and Emily Taylor
show their Wisconsin spirit.

Elise Shedivy and Emily Taylor get prepared the night before the closing ceremony.

Posted at 1:45 PM
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