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Collin Announces History Day Winners

Collin history professors Matthew Coulter and Larry Collins examine a student entry during the Dallas Regional History Day held at the colleges Spring Creek Campus in Plano.

March 31, 2006 – Collin County Community College District (Collin) recently hosted the annual Dallas Regional History Day. More than 200 area students from four local school districts competed in the event sponsored by the college. Collin history professors Larry Collins and Matt Coulter co-coordinated the event.

Collin history professors Matthew Coulter and Larry Collins examine a student entry during the Dallas Regional History Day held at the colleges Spring Creek Campus in Plano. Event categories included interpretive web sites, historical papers, individual and group performances, documentaries and exhibits. The top two entries in each category were selected to participate in Texas History Day in Austin. Winners from that competition will advance to the National History Day event in Washington D.C.

Historical Paper

  • Junior division (grades 6-8):
    First place: Kelsey Thompson, Haggard Middle School (Plano)
    Second place: Nicholas
  • Junior division (grades 6-8):
    First place: Kelsey Thompson, Haggard Middle School (Plano)
    Second place: Nicholas McHenry, Murphy Middle School
  • Senior division (grades 9-12):
    First place: Katie Metzger, Lewisville High School
    Second place: Sarah Dignan (homeschool)
  • McHenry, Murphy Middle School
  • Senior division (grades 9-12):
    First place: Katie Metzger, Lewisville High School
    Second place: Sarah Dignan (homeschool)

Website

  • Junior division (grades 6-8):
    First place: Erica Andrus, Murphy Middle School
  • Senior division (grades 9-12):
    First place: Brittni Hopkin, Lewisville High School
    Second place: James Townsend, Lewisville High School

Individual Exhibit

  • Junior division (grades 6-8):
    First place: Bridgette N. Kieffer, Haggard Middle School (Plano)
    Second place: Amy Chyao, Murphy Middle School
  • Senior division (grades 9-12):
    First place: Thao Pham, Lewisville High School

Group Exhibit

  • Junior division (grades 6-8):
    First place: Kaitlyn Hale, Sarah Doucette, Kelly O’Connell, Eleni Sanders; Haggard Middle School (Plano)
    Second place: Madeline Boese, Jennifer Gao, Dixie Hamner, Kendall Molsberry, Emily Schomburger; Haggard Middle School (Plano)
  • Senior division (grades 9-12):
    First Place: Renu George and Amber Khan, Lewisville High School

Individual Documentary

  • Junior division (grades 6-8):
    First place: Tracy Pyle, Murphy Middle School
    Second place: Rebecca Hole; Haggard Middle School (Plano)
  • Senior division (grades 9-12):
    First place: Matthew Jacobson, Plano East High School
    Second place: Sara Dawson, Lewisville High School

Group Documentary

  • Junior division (grades 6-8):
    First place: Lauren Hollingsworth and Hannah Eichenberger-Gray; Murphy Middle School
    Second place: Megan Rozman and Rachel Balke; Murphy Middle School
  • Senior division (grades 9-12):
    First place: Jeff Prostko, Axel Yates and Jimmy Leing; Lewisville High School

Individual Performance

  • Junior division (grades 6-8):
    First place: Jared Tatman, Murphy Middle School
    Second place: Alyssa Wolverton, Murphy Middle School
  • Senior division (grades 9-12):
    Second place: Rebecca Moore: Beth-EL Academy (homeschool) and Monica K. Moore (homeschool)

Group Performance

  • Junior division (grades 6-8):
    First place: Meghan Janette, Emily Szoke and Maddie Jackson; Murphy Middle School
    Second place: Alexis Smith and Jenna Bates; Murphy Middle School
  • Senior division (grades 9-12):
    First place: Kyle Evova and Sharayah Burch; Lewisville High School
    Second place: Sasha Snow, Cody Beatty and Brienne Walsh; Lewisville High School