National History Day: Historic American Newspapers Prize Winners

The NEH Web site has a new feature regarding the prizes awarded last week to the winners of the 2013 National History Day (NHD) contest.  

The winners of the “Chronicling America” awards are:

  • Junior Category- Richard Hernasy from St. Dominic Savio Home School in Mills River, North Carolina, for his documentary “Unexpected Verdict: The Trial of John Peter Zenger;”
  • Senior Category- Joanna Slusarewicz from the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington, Kentucky,  for her documentary “It’s a Jungle Out There: Upton Sinclair Turns the Tables on the Chicago Meatpackers and the Food Industry,”

Congratulations to the winners~!

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