Lake Harriet Rocks at State History Day!
Sunday, May 08, 2011 11:50 PM


At State History Day on Sunday, May 1st at the University of Minnesota, several Lake Harriet students received special awards for their projects.

We congratulate the following seventh and eighth grade students who received "Honorable Mentions" for their noteworthy exhibit boards and websites: Paige A., Ellen B. & Nina B., Mina K., Anders, L., Mira M., Chloe R., Christopher P., Madeline S., Hannah F., Joey K., and Seth C.-P.

We congratulate seventh grader Emma F. who won Third Place at State History Day for her Individual Exhibit titled, Business v. The Environment: Reserve Mining Debate.

Congratulations to the following students who are Minnesota State History Day finalists, representing Minnesota at the University of Maryland in College Park, June 12-16 for National History Day.  This is the largest group of LHCS students that have "ever" qualified as National Finalists; way to go Dragons!


  • Eighth Grader Nathaniel L. won First Place for his Individual Website titled, Debate and Diplomacy: The Panama Canal Treaties.
  • Eighth graders Kennedy B. and Sammy C. won First Place for their Group Website titled, False Sense of Security: The Debate Over Japanese-American Internment.
  • Seventh graders Sammy C. and Grace H. won Second place for their Group Website titled, Iran Hostage Crisis: Consequences of Failed Imperialism
  • Seventh Grader Emma C. won First Place for her Historical Research Paper titled, We Had the Cards; Stalin Didn't Fold-The Failed Attempt to Use the Atomic Bomb as a Diplomatic Weapon.

We wish the students advancing to National History Day, and their teacher Ms. Krawetz, good luck at Colleg Park, Maryland this June!