DMS Competes in State National History Day Contest

DMS students that competed in the State National History Day contest

On Friday, April 28th 7th-grade social studies students from Dickinson Middle School traveled to Bismarck to compete in the State National History Day contest.

The contest was held at the North Dakota Heritage Center, where students competed to earn a spot at the National Competition in June at the University of Maryland. Students enjoyed the day presenting their exhibits to judges, touring all of the exhibits, and interacting with the Heritage Center tour guides.

National Qualifiers for National History Day this summer at The University of Maryland:

  • Junior Group Exhibit 1st Place - Tolga Kilic, Olivia Weller, Taylor Gerbig with Frontiers in Paralympics
  • Junior Group Exhibit 2nd Place - Alexys Croft, Alea Paluck, Katy Schlecht, and Lily Zawodny with Ancient Greek Inventions
  • Individual Exhibit 1st Place and overall Special Topic Winner - Ghieanaliyah Ayuyu with The Importance of Women’s Rights in North Dakota

All 3 exhibits qualified for nationals are planning to attend the national competition and have begun fundraising to cover travel expenses! Congratulations to all!