NR Middle School hosts history fair
New Richmond students in kindergarten through eighth grade participated in the third annual History Fair held at the New Richmond Middle School Gymnasium on Thursday, March 8.
Elementary projects were given feedback from high school students enrolled in the Advanced Placement History class. Middle School projects were judged by New Richmond teachers.
Middle School projects are eligible to move on to the regional competition at UW-Eau Claire on March 29. Each student received recognition for their efforts.
Winners from the middle school level:
First place: Victoria Johnson - The Power of Prayer, Rasputin and the Romanovs
Second place (tie): Jack O'Boyle and Jon Reuvers - Technology Through the Ages; and Kayla Harle and Hannah Burba - Apple, Inc.
Third place (tie): Breelyn Karno and Emma Burns - The Revolution of Amasis; and Austin Haseleu - The Cuban Missile Crisis
Honorable mention: Matisyn Post - Chernobyl
Only middle school projects were able to qualify for the regional competition. New Richmond's regional team includes:
Salem Witch Trials - Taylor Stai, Brittani Patten
Eva Peron - Desley Sabby, Laura Gagnon, Paris Johnson, Taya Chevrette
Oprah Winfrey - Gaby Cruz, Harley Leavens, Ali Parfitt
Jackie Robinson - Caleb Manecke, Hunter Charland, Drake Durham
Website - Individual
Cuban Missile Crisis - Austin Haseleu
Ancient Greece - Kyle Rachner
WWII- Greg Kaiser
Website - Group
Technology Through the Ages- Jack O'Boyle, Jon Reuvers
Pearl Harbor/911 - Austin Hatzenbeler, Bailey Wilson, Brandon Larson
911 - Tucker Hennlich, Isaac Olson
Titanic - Caleb Medchill, Jake Logsdon, Austin Webber
WWII - Tom McKinney, Kris Vstecka
Romanovs/Rasputin - Victoria Johnson
Chernobyl - Matisyn Post
Star of Durand - Ravyn Swanson
Fredrick Douglass - Destiny Hubbard
Homeless People - Nora Stolley
Display - Group
Apple Inc.-Kayla Harle, Hannah Burba
Amasis- Breelyn Karno, Emma Burns
Miracle on Ice - Brady Maus, Ben Werner, Maxx Wisemiller
Simpsons - Sid Peck, Alex Olson
Mickey Mouse - Rose Haasch, Marissa Harden, Maya Dadez, Miah Olson
More than 140 students participated in the annual history fair and each student was able to choose his/her own topic.