Our Texas History Day Winners

Texas History Day is the state level history fair competition. Sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association, it is held at the University of Texas, Austin and The Bullock Texas State History Museum in late April. Regions from all over Texas compete to win first and second place in their chosen category. This achievement earns them the outstanding honor to advance to the national level history fair competition, National History Day.

Please see below for our 2020 winners at Texas History Day. All first and second place winners are advancing to National History Day.

2020 Texas History Day HOTRHF Winners

Special Awards

C.M Caldwell Award for Texas History-Senior Division
Sandtown Erased: How Cultural and Geographic Barriers were Broken by Urban Renewal- Lily Coffman
     Waco High School

Best Use of Texas Archival Collections Award-Senior Division
Sandtown Erased: How Cultural and Geographic Barriers were Broken by Urban Renewal- Lily Coffman
     Waco High School

Ruthe Winegarten Award for Texas Women’s History-Senior Division
Breaking Economic Barriers: How the Woman’s Commonwealth of Belton, Texas, Changed Their World-Fiona Fulton
     Lorena High School

2020 Women’s Vote Centennial-Senior Division
‘Deeds Not Words’: The Suffragettes, Women Breaking Barriers-Aditi Bhat
     Belton New Tech @ Waskow

 
Junior Division

Group Website
4th Place
Trailblazing the West: The Louis and Clark Expedition-Titus Magelssen and Will Hays
     St. Louis Catholic School

Individual Website
1st Place
Madam Curie: Breaking Barriers and Saving Lives-Hope Bovell
     North Belton Middle School

Junior Individual Performance
2nd Place
The BTT Shunt: Blaylock's Diary-Oliver Houston
     Atlas Academy

Junior Group Performance
3rd Place
Grace Hopper: Queen of Coding-Claire Prather, Lily Howell, and Lydia Allen
     Atlas Academy

Senior Division

Senior Papers
2nd Place
Breaking Economic Barriers: How the Woman’s Commonwealth of Belton, Texas, Changed Their World-Fiona Fulton
     Lorena High School

Senior Individual Website
2nd Place
‘Deeds Not Words’: The Suffragettes, Women Breaking Barriers-Aditi Bhat
     Belton New Tech @ Waskow

Senior Group Website
3rd Place
The White Rose: The Children Who Defied Hitler-Krithika Rajesh and Maheshwari Rajesh
     Belton New Tech @ Waskow

Senior Individual Exhibit
2nd Place
Joan Ganz Cooney: Breaking Barriers in Educational Broadcasting-Caroline Moehlenbrock
     Belton New Tech @ Waskow