Congratulations to Barstow sophomores who competed successfully at National History Day's State Competition in Columbia on Saturday, March 28. Hundreds of students from across Missouri defended research papers, displayed websites and exhibits, debuted documentaries and performed original historical dramas relating to the theme of Conflict and Compromise.
Congratulations to Wenhan Sun and Ricky Zhong, whose documentary told the little known story of the diplomat who developed UN Peacekeeping strategies. 
Congratulations to Gwen Laub, sophomore, for her performance of “Women in the Nicaraguan Revolution,” and to Angela Deng for her paper on the relationship between China and Tibet. Both students placed in the top six in their categories and moved on to final rounds. 
And a big congratulations to John Lubianetsky, whose research paper on the Munich Conference placed third in the state. John will serve as an alternate for Missouri's delegation to NHD's final level of competition in Washington, D.C. this summer.
“Ending the day in an auditorium full of middle and high school students screaming and cheering for their friends' history projects made all the hard work worth it,” history teacher Angela Guldin said. “Yeah, history!”
    • Wenhan Sun, Ricky Zhong, Gwendolyn Laub, Angela Deng and John Lubianetsky competed successfully at the National History Day State Competition on Saturday, April 28.

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