Fantastic News from the National Contest!
NHD Philly is thrilled to announce that two of our students' projects were recognized at the recent virtual NHD National Contest, and one of our teachers was a finalist for a national teacher of the year award!
Julia R. Masterman student Giuliana Alleva won a 3rd place prize in the Senior Individual Documentary category. Her documentary entitled Don't Buy Where You Can't Work': Leon Sullivan's Fight Against Job Descrimination chronicles the struggle against economic inequality and racism in Philadelphia in the 1950's and 1960's.
St. Peter's School student Norah Strauss won an Outstanding Entry for Pennsylvania award for her individual documentary (Super) Powered Change: Marvel Defying Social Barriers. The project explores how Marvel comic book characters helped break barriers in representations of racial, gender and sexual orientation stereotypes.
Julia R. Masterman teacher Liz Taylor was a finalist for senior division national teacher of the year.
Please join us in congratulating our students and teachers for their extra hard work and tenacity this year! We are #NHDPhilly proud, even more so than usual! And special thanks to all of our sponsors, partners, judges, supporters and volunteers who make this program happen every year.
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