2019 HOTRHF Award Winners

Junior Paper

Honorable Mention    
10002: The Sinking of the Titanic : How the Deaths of 1,500 Revolutionized Maritime Safety-Ethan Boyd
          
Atlas Academy

3rd Place
10011: The Cruelest Man Who Ever Lived, or A Mongolian Legend?: The Tragedies and Triumphs of Genghis Khan-Kole Petersen
          South Belton Middle School

2nd Place
10012: Recovery Through the Wreckage: The Oklahoma City Bombing-Emily Lanham                                                      
          South Belton Middle School

1st Place
10016: "Emphatically One People:" The Triumph of the Transcontinental Railroad and the Tragic Loss of Navajo Homelands-Keegan Vogel
          Northstar School

Junior Individual Documentary

Honorable Mention
11007: Alexander Hamilton: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Lost Founding Father-Samantha Johnson
          Lorena Middle School

3rd Place
11001: The First Lady of the Struggle-Abby Peters
          St. Louis Catholic School

2nd Place
11004: Might in Flight: The Triumphs and Tragedies of Hell's Angels in World War II-Daniel Miller
          Lorena Middle School

1st Place
11011: The Waco Tornado-Alexis Hookham
          Atlas Academy

Junior Group Documentary

Honorable Mention
12006: The Horrors of Lynching: Jesse Washington-Alexa Montes, KeYonna Ochoa, Makenzie Anderson
          La Vega Intermediate School HP Campus

3rd Place
12003: The Lost Colony of Roanoke-Avery Alexander, Julianne Rogers, Matthew Ruggieri
          Robinson Junior High School

2nd Place|
12010: The Peloponnesian War-Ashu Ghamande, Giani Zecca
          South Belton Middle School

1st Place
12012: Before Little Rock: Tragedy in a Small Texas Town-Hannah Wood, Jordan Cain, Madison Flor, Rebekah McGuire
          North Belton Middle School

Junior Individual Exhibit

Honorable Mention
15018  Marian Anderson: A Voice That Inspired Change-Payton Cox
          Lorena Middle School

3rd Place
15001: Winds of Change: The Waco Tornado of 1953-Amara Burghard
          Lorena Middle School

2nd Place
15014: Barbara Johns-Tyrone McNary
          Atlas Academy

1st Place
15017: Union Pacific Railroad: Construction and Destruction of the West-Matthew Farwell
          South Belton Middle School

Junior Group Exhibit

Honorable Mention
16025: Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki -Kaden Slider, Lydia Wollard        
          Robinson Junior High School

3rd Place
16009: The Tragedy and Triumph of Brown v. Board of Education-Ashley Acosta, Cassandra Garcia, Vianey Ramos         
          Indian Springs Middle School

2nd Place
16027: The Deadly Flames that Brought Safety to America-Abigail Barrientos, Cynthia Yamas
          Cesar Chavez Middle School

1st Place
16024: Canada's Triumph and Tragedy During WWI- McLaren Williamson, Naleah Harthoorn|
          Lorena Middle School

Junior Individual Performance

Honorable Mention
13006: The Segregation and Integration of Waco ISD-Ruben Solis                                               
          Cesar Chavez Middle School

3rd Place
13004: Emily Hobhouse: A fight for tragedy over triumph-Lily Howell                             
          Atlas Academy

2nd Place
13005: Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine-Ollie Houston                              
          Atlas Academy

1st Place
13001: Joni Eareckson Tada: A Tragic Accident that Forged an International Mission-Sarah Schlappe
          Atlas Academy

Junior Group Performances

Honorable Mention
14001 The Voice of a Delegate: Barbara Jordan-Daniela Ramirez, JaMiah Woods
          La Vega Intermediate School HP Campus

3rd Place
14004: Night of Terror-Claire Prather, Logan Dyer, Ren Cunningham
          Atlas Academy

2nd Place
14002: The Monuments Men: The Ordinary Men and Women Who Saved Art and History-Anna Hogue, Blake Brown, Kohen Scott
          Atlas Academy

1st Place
14006: Obey, Or Be Punished: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Hitler Youth-Benja Ryan Burnias  Lucas Everett, Michael Clark Martinez
          Atlas Academy

Junior Individual Website

Honorable Mention
17010: The Haitian Revolution: Triumph and Self-Emancipation Over Tyranny-Darrion Shepard
          Atlas Academy

3rd Place
17002: Treaty of Versailles-Abraham Montelongo Carrillo
          South Belton Middle School

2nd Place
17007: The Division of Berlin: How Triumphs were Sparked Within Separation-Maritza Degollado-Ramirez
          Atlas Academy

1st Place
17009: Finding Family After Slavery-Makenna Morrow
          South Belton Middle School

Junior Group Website

Honorable Mention
18010: Pompeii-Elizabeth Lackmeyer, Harper Smith
          Lorena Middle School

3rd Place
18015: The Banning of DDT: Rachel Carson's Triumph-Ariel Munoz, Denia Miller
          Atlas Academy

2nd Place
18008: Panama Canal: French Tragedy, American Triumph-Skylar Goodman, Willow Cunningham             
          Atlas Academy

1st Place
18006: Louis Zamperini a Life of Triumphing Over Tragedy-Aiden Segovia, Greyson Glaser, Landen Strelsky
          Lorena Middle School

Senior Paper

Honorable Mention
20008: The Triumph and Tragedy of Magic Johnson-Isaac Appelt
          Northstar School

3rd Place         
20001: Tragic Genius: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Life of Vincent van Gogh-Shivangi Ojha
          Belton New Tech at Waskow

2nd Place
20003: The Tragedy of the Salem Witchcraft Trials and the Triumph of American Law-Fiona Fulton
          Lorena High School

1st Place
20005: Alamo and Goliad: Tragedies That Inspired Triumph in the Texas Revolution-Carson Vogel
          Northstar School

Senior Individual Documentary

3rd Place
21002: The Triumph of National Parks and the Tragedy They Face Today-Katelyn Anton
          Northstar School

2nd Place
21003: Leon Jaworski: From Waco to Watergate-Lily Coffman
          Waco High School

1st Place
21001: Three Triumphant Missions, Two Treacherous Deployments, One Touching Tragedy-Isabella Riggs
          Waco High School

Senior Group Documentary

Honorable Mention
22005: The Successful Slave Revolution of Haiti-Kylie Tran, Taylor Beall
          Northstar School

3rd Place
22002: Vive la Republique: When the French Lost Their Heads-Chloe Carter, Christian Assed, Ibarra Ibarra
          Belton New Tech at Waskow

2nd Place
22003: Tomoe Gozen: The Female Samurai Who Shaped Japan-Sara Wilson, Sheridan Coffee
          Northstar School

1st Place
22001: The Triumph found in Tragedy: The Lynching of Jesse Washington-Colleen Ryan, Ethan Harthoorn, Gabriella Lomenzo, James Dickson
          Lorena High School

Senior Individual Exhibit

Honorable Mention
25001: The Manhattan project: The scientific triumph that led to the tragedy of mankind-Axel Hernandez
          Belton New Tech at Waskow

3rd Place
25004: True American Dream: Tragedy of Korean History, Triumph of Korean Immigrants-Kara Shin
          Belton High School

2nd Place
25003: Racing for Space, Running from War: The Story of Wernher von Braun-Riley Jezek
          Northstar School

1st Place
25008: Sanctified: The Untold Triumph over Misogyny-Caroline Moehlenbrock
          Belton New Tech at Waskow

Senior Group Exhibit

Honorable Mention
26005: A Stroke of Genius-Karla Frias, Nylah Modeste
          Belton New Tech at Waskow

3rd Place
26007: The Lacks Dilemma-Lorene Keeland, Sierra Sullwold
          Lorena High School

2nd Place
26004: The Lakota Indians: The Struggle to Preserve a Culture-Ithzel Rubio, Natalie Hernandez
          La Vega High School

1st Place
26006: VERBOTEN Concentrating on Love-Marcus Ake, Vanessa Ake
          Belton High School

Senior Individual Performance

2nd Place
23002: Race For The Arts: The Evolution of African American Performers-Amiyah Oney          
          La Vega High School

1st Place
23001: The New Deal's Triumph over the Nation's Tragedy-Harper Hoover
          Waco High School

Senior Group Performances

2nd Place
24001: Battle of Little Bighorn and the struggles of Native Americans-Arraya Moore, Taylor Handley
          La Vega High School

1st Place
24002: Josephine Baker: Jazz Cleopatra-Emma-Le Olsen, Gracie Krieg, Jayla Ward, Sylvia Asuncion-Crabb, Thea Lancaster
          Belton New Tech at Waskow

Senior Individual Website

Honorable Mention
27002: "I Did Not Expect to Live That Long"-Owen McGilberry
          Northstar School

3rd Place
27001: The Indian Ocean Tragedy: Portuguese Triumph Begins Colonialism-Kylan Menapace
          Belton New Tech at Waskow

2nd Place
27004: The Female Soldier: Breaking Gender Roles During the Civil War-Madelyn Treat
          Lorena High School

1st Place
27003: The Partition of India: Triumph of Independence, Tragedy of Division-Aditi Bhat
          Belton New Tech at Waskow

Senior Group Website

Honorable Mention
28004: New London Gas Explosion: A Texas Tragedy-Cole Tran, David Schmitt
          Northstar School

3rd Place
28002: How the Korean War Started and Why: The Battle of Seoul-Brian Faucher, Erik Higgens
          Northstar School

2nd Place
28003: Alan Turing: The Father of Computer Science-Krithika Rajesh, Maheshwari Rajesh
          Belton New Tech at Waskow

1st Place
28001:"Sacred Cows Make the Tastiest Hamburgers:" Abbie Hoffman's (Unorthodox) Activism-Isabella Robinson, Madison Fox
          Northstar School