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Eau Claire Regional Contest Information

  • Contest information for the Eau Claire regional contest, including accessibility, schedule, and project submission.

 

Contest Information

This webpage will be updated and complete one week prior to the contest date. Please check back at that time.

Where:
W.R. Davies Student Center - 77 Roosevelt Ave - All Competition Categories, Information Desk, Judges' Room and Contest "HQ"
Map of W.R. Davies Student Center
Schofield Hall (Auditorium) - 105 Garfield Ave - Awards Ceremony

Parking:
There is no free parking available on campus. All visitors wishing to park on campus should visit the Visitor Center at the intersection of Park and Roosevelt. Visitor Center Staff will give you a permit and refer you to the closest lot.
(Most likely the Water Street Lot across the river, but you need visitor permit to park!)
If you have a special request for handicap parking, please contact us ASAP at historyday@wisconsinhistory.org.

Parking on the street? Read this first.

Exhibit Drop-off: Students should be dropped off at the 'back' or south side of the Davies Center. Follow Roosevelt Ave into the Phillips/Davies parking lots, and the drop off area for the Davies Center is at the back of the building (near the Nursing building).

Things To Do:
Campus Tours - Courtesy of UWEC History Department
10:00AM - 1:00PM every 30 minutes
Tours launch from Information Desk (3rd Floor W.R. Davies Student Center)

Contest Program and Map

Papers

Junior

Brown V Board of Education - Anna N.
Defying Gravity - Isaac M.
First Lady to Claim a Seat in US Congress: Breaking Barriers in Women’s History - DeShea V.
How the Bombing of Pearl Harbor Destroyed the "American Dream" - Faith F.
Jonas Salk: The Ground Breaking Medical Miracle - Allie K.
Little Rock Nine - Jade P.
Revolution in Television: Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood - Ryland H.
Roe V. Wade: Breaking The Barrier to Fight for Abortion Rights - Kyley L.
Roger Bannister: How Roger Bannister Changed Modern-Day Running - William S.
Stonewall Riots - Ganel F.
The Central Park Five: Breaking the Barriers of Closed Interrogations - Madeline B.
Why the U.S. Left Britain - Dimitri S.

Senior

Elizabeth Cochrane to Infamous Nellie Bly: The Extremes of Investigative Journalism - Ava B.
Mary Walker's Fight for the Women of America - Ellis M.

Websites

Junior Individual

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100 Years: The Women's Suffrage Movement in America
 - Rayna F.
Breaking Barriers in Medicine: The Mayo Brothers and Mayo Clinic - Adebola A.
Breaking Barriers in Science: Discovering the Structure of DNA - MacKenzie S.
Child Mortality - Annabelle G.
Concorde - Charles W.
Fermentation the original food preservation - Aaron M.
Kathrine Switzer: Breaking Barriers for Equality - Keelyn L.
Kenny Washington: The NFL Legend Who Broke a 13-Year Color Barrier - Koby S.
Osamu Tezuka: The Godfather of Anime - Madison S.
Samuel Morse and The Telegraph - How an Artist Changed The World - With Electronics - Gavin R.
Seneca Falls Convention - Abagail B.
Survival Stories of Annie Dunn - Norah M.
Susan B. Anthony: A Breakthrough Voice Throughout the Fight for Women to Vote - Grace D.
The American Newsboy Strike of 1899 - Coralynn M.
The Bhopal Gas Leak - Gunnar H.
The Discovery of the Structure of DNA - Breanna H.
The Harlem Hellfighters: Breaking Barriers In the U.S. Army - Carter M.
The Miraculous 4000 Mile Trip - Andrew H.
The Newsboys Strike of 1899: How the Newsboys Fought Oppression and Won - Eva P.
The Save Our Children Campaign: A Barrier Breaking Barrier - Bethany X.
The Wright Brothers Fly Into Modern Day Life - Connor B.
Transcontinental Railroad: Building To Connect A Continent - Isaac M.
Women's Suffrage: Susan B. Anthony - Hope H.

Junior Group

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1966 Texas Western Team
-  Bryton, Noah
A Date Which Will Live In Infamy - Ava, Olivia
Anne Frank: Her Life and Hard Times - Jylian, Riley
Apollo 11: First to the Moon and Back Changing History with a Few Small Steps - Elliot, Will
Breaking the Berlin Wall's Barrier;Physically and ideologically - Joseph, Landen
Chuck Yeager: Breaking The Sound Barrier - Esme, Natalie
Dan Jansen - The Race for Gold - James, Cash
Elizabeth Blackwell: Changing the Medical World - Mallory, Annika
First Hmong Female Nurse Choua Thao: Opening New Doors for Hmong Females - Pazong, Ting Ting
Harry Houdini Breaking Barriers In Magic - Emma, Olivia
Hmong Veteran Bill - Megan, Maribel
How Martin Luther broke the barriers of Catholicism - Ripley, Alia
Kent State Massacre - Julia, Kayla
Legend of John Doar - Madi, Cole
Liquidators of Chernobyl: Going Beyond for Others - Jack, Connor
The Construction of the Manhattan Project: How Scientists Broke the Premise of Splitting Atoms - Molly, Zoe
The Fall of The Berlin Wall - Jackson J., Brody, Jackson R.
The Journey of Joan of Arc; Shattering Military and Gender Barriers - Jordyn, Annika
The Manhattan Project: Blasting Through the Barriers of Modern Warfare - Jack, Dylan
The Panama Canal - August, Ben
The Reformation - Alex, Sam

Senior Individual

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Billy Bruton: Breaking Barriers in American Baseball
 - Zander H.
Braille: A Man, A Creation, A Broken Barrier - Anna W.

Senior Group

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Elizabeth Blackwell: Breaking Medicine's Glass Ceiling
 - Kendel, Gavin, Kennedy, Nathan
Thomas Paine: Sparking a Revolution - Logan, Elizabeth, Justin, Jacob

Results

Junior

Junior Individual Exhibit
The Beatles: Breaking Musical and Cultural Barriers - Miah Massof
The Greensboro Sit-Ins: Segregation is No More - Jade Greenman
Alternate: Joe Bee Xiong: A Cultural Barrier Broken - Gaokia Xiong

Junior Group Exhibit
The Secret in the Sauce: The Poison Squad Breaking Down Chemicals While Breaking Down Industry Barriers - Ella Gregerson, Katelyn Weisenbeck
Brown vs. Board of Education: Ending School Segregation - Ariah Perez, Sydni Schindler
Nellie Bly: Breaking Barriers in Treatment for the Insane - Alyssa Ericson, Lieske Lindquist
Alternate: Black Mist - Rachel Peterson, Sarah Xiong

Junior Individual Documentary
Apple's Macintosh: Breaking Computer Barriers One, "Byte" at a Time - Laura Schultz
N.C. Foster: The Barrier Breaker - Amalia Dyar
Helen Keller: Breaking Through the Darkness - Zoey Kusilek
Alternate: Marie Curie - Greatest Pioneer in Science - Makenzie Almsted

Junior Group Documentary
Angel DeCora: Painting a better future - Ava Wozney, Victoria Robbins
Miranda v. Arizona 1966 - Cadence Bauer, Gracie Bauer
From Sick to Safety: Mayo Clinic - Abigail Nilssen, Sydney Boyer
Alternate: The Moon Landing - Brady Nichols, Brett Grzb, Tyler Webb

Junior Paper
First Lady to Claim a Seat in US Congree: Breaking Barriers in Women's History - DeShea Vang
The Central Park Five: Breaking the Barriers of Closed Interrogations - Madeline Buckwheat
Roger Bannister: How Roger Bannister Changed Modern-Day Running - William Sylvester
Alternate: Defying Gravity - Isaac Mangrum

Junior Individual Performance
A Nordic Nuisance: Norway's Fight for Independence - Maran Luckwaldt
The Times They Are A-Changin' - Sam Wojnowski
Two Loyal Soldiers and an Artery Graft - Charlotte Schaller
Alternate: The Orphan Train - Nilaya Sluiter

Junior Group Performance
Billie Jean King - Kailyn Pophal, Sawyer Sabelko
Cloning - Just Because We Can, Should We? - Katelyn Doehrmann, Nora Harris
Lewis Hine: One Man, One Camera, Breaking the Barrier of Child Labor - Abigail Stubbe, Caden Peterson, Owen Nei, Will Markert
Alternate: Woman Air Force Service Pilots - Cecelia Hanson, Kyndra Polden, Roella Weiss

Junior Individual Website
Breaking Barriers in Science: Discovering the Structure of DNA - MacKenzie Swing
Kenny Washington: The NFL Legend Who Broke a 13-Year Color Barrier - Koby Schachte
The Newsboys Strike of 1899: How the Newsboys Fought Oppression and Won - Eva Paulus
Alternate: 100 Years: The Women's Suffrage Movement in America - Rayna Felling

Junior Group Website
First Hmong Female Nurse Choua Thao: Opening New Doors for Hmong Females - Pazong Yang, Ting Ting Yang
Chuck Yeager: Breaking The Sound Barrier - Esme Olstadt, Natalie Roadt
The Construction of the Manhattan Project: How Scientists Broke the Premise of Splitting Atoms - Molly Lindahl, Zoe Wenger
Alternate: The Panama Canal - August Kroening, Ben Paquette

Senior

Senior Individual Exhibit
Boldly Going Where No Woman Has Gone Before: The Nichelle Nichols Story - Layla Czaplewski
Minimalism: A Breakthrough of the Classic American Dream - Max Lohmann
Hull House: A place for everyone - Madelyn Davis
Alternate: Marie Curie - Jacee Hanson

Senior Group Exhibit
Lyudmila Pavlichenko - Bessie Schommer, Delaney Sanford, Emma Fiedler, Macy Cleasby, Marissa Jansen
James Watt and the Industrial Revolution - Elaina Mortimer, Haylee Schintgen
Cray Supercomputers - Breaking Barriers - Benjamin Davey, Colin Schintgen, Samuel Harris
Alternate: Sally Ride: A Woman in a Man's World - Madelyn Nelson, Victoria Auchampach

Senior Individual Documentary
Hank Aaron and His Contribution to the Civil Rights Movement - Levi White
Marie Curie - Madison Schultz
Nirvana: Breaking Sound Barriers - Shelby Hynek
Alternate: Bessie Coleman - Inspiring  the Future of Black Aviation - Lillianna Mather

Senior Group Documentary
Loving vs. Virginia: The Right to Love - Ellie Tinker-Sackett, Ethan White
Josephine Baker: The Black Pearl - Melia Weaver, Michael Clark
John D. Rockefeller and His Rise to Success - Elaina Markquart, Riley Lucken

Senior Paper
Mary Walker's Fight for the Women of America - Eilis Mattoon
Elizabeth Cochrane to Infamous Nellie Bly: The Extremes of Investigative Journalism - Ava Black

Senior Individual Performance
The First Lady of the World - Lauren Thompson
James J Hill: The Empire Builder - Charles Dyar
Mary Shelley: Breaking Barriers in Literature - Lydia Svendsen

Senior Group Performance
Deaf President Now Movement Breaks Lingual And Social Barriers For The Deaf Community - Andre Henderson, Bridgett Holter, Kinsey Peterson, Tara Jumping Eagle, Zach Middleton

Senior Individual Website
Braille: A Man, A Creation, A Broken Barrier - Anna Webb
Billy Bruton: Breaking Barriers in American Baseball - Zander Harris

Senior Group Website
Thomas Paine:Sparking a Revolution - Elizabeth Boone, Jacob Lucken, Justin Frank, Logan Barnett
Elizabeth Blackwell: Breaking Medicine's Glass Ceiling - Gavin Schintgen, Kendel Noel, Kennedy Schroeder, Nathan Sobotta