National History Day 2016
Exploration, Encounter, Exchange
 
History students at Rutland High School complete long-term research projects.  They select their own topic; the only requirements are that they are related to the year's theme and Mrs. Olson likes for the topic to be at least 20 years old.


The following students are advancing to the state NHD contest at SDSU on April 7:
(contest information)

 
**SD NHD Winners**
1st and 2nd place winners advance to the NHD contest in Washington, DC this June!

*2nd Place WINNER* Jack Olson (individual documentary)
Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange: The Apollo Mission
 
*1st Place WINNER* Noah Wicks (individual website)
George Catlin: Exploration of Western Lands
and Encounters with Native Americans

*2nd Place WINNER* Joie Spier & Abby Stratton (group documentary)  
Exploration, Encounter, Exchange: The Beatles in America



*3rd Place WINNER* Emily Robson & Maegan VonEye (group documentary)
Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange: The Colombian Exchange


CONGRATULATIONS!




South Dakota NHD Contest- SDSU Brookings, SD
Regional Contest Winners: 

Bryce Hackley (individual documentary) 

Exploration of Psychiartric Asylums from the 1700s to Present Day

Casey Renaas (individual documentary)
Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange: Briggs & Stratton

Jack Olson (individual documentary)
Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange: The Apollo Mission
 
Noah Wicks (individual website)
George Catlin: Exploration of Western Lands and Encounters with Native Americans

Joie Spier & Abby Stratton (group documentary)  
Exploration, Encounter, Exchange: The Beatles in America 



Emily Robson & Maegan VonEye (group documentary) 
Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange: The Colombian Exchange