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RMS Students Advance in History Day Competition
Nine History Day projects created by students from Robbinsdale Middle School have advanced to the state competition to be held at the University of Minnesota on April 29. Students work individually or in teams on performances, documentaries, web sites or display board exhibits that explore a historical subject related to an annual theme. The 2012 theme is "Revolution, Reaction, Reform in History."
Congratulations to the students below who will compete in the state competition.
Amelia Heusinkveld and Cara Meyer - Sound in Movies
Jacklyn Gisvold, Krissy Van Laarhoven and Carly Frondell - Culper Ring
Maya Berg - Picaso-Cubanism Revolution
Merryn Noble - Title IX Revolutionize Sports
Emma Shine - Nikola Tesla
Ed Necas - Velvet Revolution
Jael Kerandi - The Deadly IV
Jared Nelson - B-29
Abbey and Allison Merkl - Washburn A Mill Explosion
Honorable mention (not going to state, but runners up):
Megan Larson, Sam Hallquist and Madison Pettersen-Bradford
History Day is a national program coordinated statewide by the Minnesota Historical Society for students in grades 6 – 12. More than 1,000 7th and 8th grade students with 450 projects competed in History Day at Robbinsdale Middle School Feb. 9, 2012.