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Bayonne Students Compete at New Jersey National History Day Competition

*Teacher: John Bransfield Name: Haseeb Mughal, Karolen Eid, Kirtika Sharad, Emily Girgis Sr. Group Documentary Entry: Raphael Lemkin: Fighting the Nameless Horror School: Bayonne High School
*Teacher: James Murphy Names: Maureen Hernandez, Rebecca Herrera, Victoria Sakowska Sr. Group Website Entry: The War on Poverty: Johnson Stands for “The Other America” School: Bayonne High School
*Teacher: Martin Kashmer Name: Citlali Uraga, Julianna Giornalista Sr. Group Performance Entry: The Grimke Sisters–Taking a Stand to Abolish Slavery & Advocate Womens Rights School: Bayonne HS
*Teacher: Robert Tonnesen Name: Kayla Sullivan, Avery Sullivan, Emilie Puja, Galilea Estrada Jr. Group Performance Entry: Queen Liluokalani: Standing up to American Imperialism
Bayonne High School Honors teacher, Dr. Bransfield and NHD District Coordinator, Edith Westpy, celebrate our great news.

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, 32 students from throughout the Bayonne School District competed at the Finals of New Jersey National History Day Competition at William Paterson University. This year's theme was Taking a Stand in History. Each year, over 2000 students participate in New Jersey National History Day with over 10,000 students participating throughout the United States. Thanks to hard work, dedication and leadership, 13 of our participants were selected to represent Bayonne at the National Finals of NHD at the University of Maryland during the week of June 11-15. 

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