History Day Award Winners

We are happy to announce that we have four National History Day Award winners this year in the Senior Historical Paper division: Shelly Chen ‘22, Esmie Ortiz ‘22, Tyler Dwelle ‘22, and Ashlyn Wang ‘22 are all County Winners and will advance to the state competition. Shelly is also the recipient of the Colonial Dames Award.

Ashlyn Wang: From Disagreement to Consensus: How Communication Contributed to the Making of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Esmie Ortiz: The United Farm Workers: Communicating for Change
Tyler Dwelle: Espionage and the Manhattan Project: How America's Communicative Prowess Won the Race for the Atomic Bomb
Shelly Chen: “The Effect of Media Representation and Stigma on Public Perception of Mental Disorders”

The county competition is sponsored by the Lyceum of Monterey County and you can view the award announcement videos here: https://www.lyceum.org/history-day
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