Padua Academy


Padua Students Honored at History Day Competition

Padua students competed April 25 in the senior division of the Delaware State History Day competition and again impressed the judges with their displays chronicling pivotal moments in world history. Under the guidance of Mr. Mahler, Dr. Hall, and Mr. Gabrick, 18 Pandas took home honors from the competition. The top two state winners will move on to the national competition in June.

Congratulations to the following students for their award winning submissions:

For Individual Websites

First Place: Margaret Achenbach: Hitsville USA: Gordy’s Musical Empire

For Group Websites

First Place: Abby McGowan and Kelly Jeker: Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen: The Revolutionary Radiologist

Second Place: Taylor Streit and Abby Dean: Nelson Mandela: A Beacon of Light for South Africa

Third Place: Reyna Trujillo, Anna Zebley, Meghan Subach: Mahatma    Gandhi: Words and Deeds, The Legacy of a Principled Leader

For Individual Documentary

Second Place: Brianna VanSickel: Ronald Reagan: The Road to Legacy

For Individual Exhibits

Second Place: Meghan Hanson: Albertina Sisulu: The Mother of South Africa’s Liberation Struggle

For Group Exhibits

First Place: Shelby Mitchell and Debbie Guerro: Hayao Miyazaki

Second Place: Laura Mumley and Kelly Muschiatti: Tough Cookies: The Leadership of Juliette Gordon Lowe

Third Place: Ludan Gbaye, Susan Everett, Yuriksi Ayala: John Lewis : A Long Walk Home to Freedom

Special Award: The University of Delaware World History Award

Victoria Leone: Eva Peron: The Woman They Call Evita

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