Holy Trinity students excel at National History Day at PSU

May 18th, 2013 by Lynn

    STUDENT FROM Holy Trinity Catholic School recently competed in National History Day at Plymouth State University. Front row, from left, Clara Jude, Madison Vickery and Dominique Bolduc. Back row, Ronnie Hook, Adrianna Dinsmoor, James Marceau, Caitlin Mallahan and Sarah Moran. COURTESY


    LACONIA — Twelve students from Holy Trinity competed at the statewide National History Day competition held at Plymouth State University on Saturday, April 6.

    The students created websites, documentaries, exhibits, papers or performances as individuals or in groups based on this year’s theme “Turning Points in History.”

    The students participating were Dominique Bolduc, Katie DeRoche, Adrianna Dinsmoor, Ronnie Hook, Nicholas Jope, Clara Jude, Josh LeClaire, James Marceau, Caitlin Mallahan, Sarah Morin, Johnny Skehan, and Madison Vickery.

    Holy Trinity School announced that nine of our students were selected to compete at the national competition to be held in College Park, Md., in June.

    Morin will present her website about Alexander II and the Modernization of Russia. Jude’s paper highlighting Alice Paul and The National American Woman Suffrage Association will be judged for content, research sources and connection to the theme. Mallahan and Vickery will show their documentary about Patsy Mink and Title IX.

    Bolduc, Dinsmoor and Marceau will perform their own play entitled: Edward Jenner and the Smallpox Vaccine. Hook and LeClaire will share their exhibit about the effect of Pearl Harbor and World War II on the American economy.

    Karen Sullivan, the school’s social studies teacher who oversaw these projects, was awarded the New Hampshire National History Day Middle School Teacher Award of Excellence.

    To attend this competition each student will need to raise roughly $500. Anyone who wishes to help support their efforts can make a donation by calling Holy Trinity School 524-3156.

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