Students from Chino Valley High School and Heritage Middle School competed in the National History Day Regional Competition at Northern Arizona University this past weekend, and several participants will advance to the state competition.
Chino Valley will be sending eight projects to state on April 13 at Grand Canyon University, Phoenix. Those include:
Group Performance: Tazmon Sproul and Eric Mannix, "Lewis and Clark."
Individual Exhibit: Caitlyn Ballard, "Dick Fosbury and the Fosbury Flop."
Group Exhibit: Tanya Sanchez and Molly Wingfield, "Dr. Seuss."
Group Website: Abbey Sheldon, Brynne Livernois, Maddie Zambrano, "The Telegraph."
Group Website: Josey Greer, Nicolette Potts, Shawnee Clarida, "Fingerprinting."
Individual Paper: Jessie Strader, "Elizabeth Blackwell, First Woman Doctor."
Group Documentary: Rachel Merrit, Christina Ballard, MyKayla Cartwright, "Woodstock, How Peace Love and Music changed America."
This year's regional competition also saw the first entries by Heritage Middle School students. Of those, five will advance to the state competition, including:
Junior Individual Paper: Eduardo Trujillo, "Leondardo Da Vinci Changing the Future."
Junior Group Exhibit: Sierra McConnell, Chloe Coker, Keirsten Tobin, "Grace Hopper and the Development of Computers."
Junior Group Website: Abbie Golden, Sydney Bartels, Phoebe Dunn, "Wilhelm Roentgen and the Discovery of X-Rays."
Junior Individual Exhibit: Lauren Foster, "Title IX From the Bleachers to the Playing Field."
Junior Group Performance: Addie Daniels, Rebecca Ballard, Danielle Worden, "Water Management and how it changed Arizona."
Preparing for the possibility of local students being selected for the NHD national contest in Maryland in June, advisor Scott Sloat is now asking for tax credit contributions, or donations directly to CVHS National History Day Club.
Tax credit donations can be made directly to the club by credit card. Call the District Office at 928-636-2258 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost to attend the national competition is approximately $900 per person.