On Saturday, March 23rd, Cranbury School’s middle school students participated in the National History Day Regional competition held at Monmouth University. Students researched and analyzed topics related to this year’s theme, “Triumph and Tragedy in History,” and competed in the categories of performance, documentary, exhibit and Web site.
Two groups of Cranbury School entries qualified for the New Jersey History Day State competition, which will take place on May 4th at William Paterson University: Graham Baird, Matthew Frenia and Carolyn Gu qualified with their exhibit "The Fame and Fate of Charles Lindbergh” and Holly Christiansen, Heidi Engelbert, Anika Hadap and Maya Lougy qualified in the performance category with “The End of the Age of Zeppelins.”
Other Cranbury School students who participated in the competition included: Syra Bhatt, Katharina Boucke, Luca Bonagura, Marra Irons, Landen Jefferson, Maggie Hoffman, Maggie Tang, Eric Wheeler, Evan Weinstein, Catherine Zhang, Jack Zimet, Tyler Goldberg, Larry He, Harrison Jones, Ayan Khanna, Mira Sawant, Armaan Ahmed, Rohun Chivate, Avery Gordon, Jonathan LaPoint, Nimala Sivakumar and Nina Tacheva. Congratulations to all of our students, who did a great job at the New Jersey Regional Competition in the National History Day program and thanks to Carol Rogaski for her leadership with our students.