Congratulations to our NHD in PA Delegation!
The NHD in PA State Contest was held over the weekend, and we had students participating from Constitution High School, Central High School, Masterman and St. Peter's School. Congratulations to all the students and teachers who participated and thank you for representing Philadelphia so well!Special congratulations to the following students from Masterman, and to their teacher Liz Taylor. Five students placed in the top two in their category, and will be competing at the NHD national contest in June, and four more students placed in the top six in their category.
Qualifying for the National Contest:
Senior Group Website
The Compromise of 1850: Diplomatic Efforts to Unite a Divided Nation
Students: Joshua Cohen, Nicolas Dorazio
Senior Individual Exhibit
Books in Black and White: Debate and Diplomacy on White Involvement in the Harlem Renaissance
Student: Grace Polito
"Potential Rivals In The Struggle To Earn A Living": The Debate Over Civil War Conscriptions That Ignited a Civilian Insurrection
Student: Tino Karakousis
It Is a Terror ... That Men Should Be Handelled So in Pennsylvania": Early Quaker Reasoning, Debate, and the Abolitionist Influence of the Germantown Friends' Protest Against Slavery
Student: Bronte Short
Placed at the State Contest:
Senior Individual Website
"Virtue Knows No Color Line": Ida B. Wells' Use of Debate and Diplomacy in the Women's Suffrage Movement to Advocate for Racial Justice
Student: Sofiat Bamidele
Senior Individual Documentary
Creating Change Through Courts and Communities: Thurgood Marshall's Strategy to End Segregation
Student: Anna Pratico
Senior Group Documentary
The Tuskegee Study: Racism, Mistrust, and the Transformation of Modern Bioethics
Students: Havana Covington, Lachlan Pepersack
NHD Philly 2022 — Another Successful Year!
NHD Philly is happy to announce the winners for the 2022 contest. Students constructed projects around this year's theme: Debate and Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failure, and Consequences. Congratulations to all the winners, and a special thank you goes out to all the teachers and schools that participated in this year's contest! To view the announcement videos presented by NHD Philly alumni, please visit our Facebook page.
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