Ward Melville High School 10th grader Agata Arkhipkina was awarded several honors in the National History Day Long Island Regional Contest. Her paper, “The Panic of 1907: How Trusts Expanded the Frontier of American Industrial Enterprise” won the Clio Award for Outstanding Junior and Senior Historical Paper sponsored by the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, as well as third place in the Senior Historical Paper category.
The National History Day contest invites students to dive deeply into a topic and present their conclusions and evidence through several mediums including papers, exhibits, performances, documentaries or websites. Through this competition students develop their communication, project management and historical thinking skills.
Date Added: 4/26/2023