33 students advance to state history fair

March 12, 2018

Thirty-three Northside students qualified for state history fair competition after success at the regional level. They represent five high schools and one middle school.

This year’s theme is “Conflict and Compromise in History” and advancing projects include papers, documentaries, performances, websites, and exhibits.

Texas History Day state contest is Saturday, April 28th at The University of Texas at Austin and Bullock Texas State History Museum. The first and second place winners at the state contest will advance to the National History Day contest this summer.

6 high school students wearing medals standing under archway on Texas A&M San Antonio campus

Pictured at the Regional History Fair competition are sudents from Harlan HS.

Junior Division

Group Exhibit –

1st place – Emma Maltos, Vincent Tomasetti – Rudder MS

Individual Website –

1st place – Elyssa Rivera – Rudder MS

Senior Division

Group Documentary –

1st place – Amerika Sansores, Emily MacCormack, and Kylah Garcia – Communications Arts HS

2nd place – Edward Morales, Jaime Josol, Laisza De La Rosa, Olivia Doiron, and Ryan Baladez – Communications Arts HS

Group Exhibit –

1st place – Anna Robichaux, Gabriel Ramos, Kristen Kohler, and Megan Valco – Brandeis HS

2nd place – Corbin Klein, Kendall Duepner, and Perla De Luna – Harlan HS

Group Performance –

2nd place – Madalina Beck, Mary Steele, Peggi Trask – Jay Science and Engineering Academy

Group Website –

1st place – Izumi Vasquez and Thao-Nhi Tran – Health Careers HS

Individual Documentary –

2nd place – Andrew Schofield – Brandeis HS

Individual Exhibit –

1st place – Persephone Alicea – Jay Science and Engineering Academy

2nd place – Bryan Mendlovitz – Brandeis HS

Individual Performance –

1st place – Catherine Quinn – Communications Arts HS

Individual Website –

1st place – Marcus Curry – Jay Science and Engineering Academy

2nd place – Anthony Vo – Brandeis HS

Paper –

1st place – Linda Liu – Health Careers HS

2nd place – Abrar Mamun – Health Careers HS

Pictured with her exhibit on the Tuskegee Airmen is Jay Science Academy student Persephone Alicea.

The full list of regional history fair results includes the title/subject of students’ work, special awards, and instructors’ names.