2020 Special Award Winners

Baylor Film and Digital Media

21002: Sandtown Erased: How Cultural and Geographic Boundaries Were Broken by Urban Renewal-Lily Coffman
     Waco High School

22003: The Havoc that Hate Produced; How the Civil Rights Movement Turned to Violence-Jacob Brauns, Moozemil Malick, Ryan Carpio-Brown
     Belton High School

Baylor Law School

15012: First African American Woman in Congress-Brianna Vazquez
     Cesar Chavez Middle School

16010: Women's Fight for Suffrage-Chloe Garza, Eryania Taylor, Makayla Monrial
     Lake Air Montessori School

16030: Title Nine: An Intro into Sports-Alejandra Bautista, Kaley Medina, Stephanie Rodriguez-Picazo
     Lake Air Montessori School

26007: Dying for Dioramas-Achinthya Nagarajan, Carmen Rai, Neel Shanmugam, Sriya Teerdhala
     Plano East Senior High School

Baylor Opera Theater

23001: Land of a Billion Stars: Edwin Hubble’s Quest to Break the Barriers of the Universe-Olivia McCoy
     Plano East Senior High School

14001: A Wall that Symbolized Separation-Klarrissa Chavez, Miranda Gonzalez
     Cesar Chavez Middle School

Baylor University Institute for Oral History

11007: Paul Quinn College Song Of Our souls-Paiton Jones
     Atlas Academy

Bell County Museum

12004: Nelson Mandela's Battle Against Apartheid-Ashutosh Ghamande, Giani Zecca
     South Belton Middle School

11006: The Sweethearts of Sweetwater: Breaking Barriers in the Sky-Hannah Wood
     North Belton Middle Scool

22003: The Havoc that Hate Produced; How the Civil Rights Movement Turned to Violence-Jacob Brauns, Moozemil Malick, Ryan Carpio-Brown
     Belton High School

Colonial Dames of the XVII Century, Gov. Samuel Mathews Chapter

26006: Salem Witch Trials Breaking Barriers in Religious Hysteria-Chloe Davis, Jacob Alger, Melanie Phelps, Taylor Smithwick
     Belton High School

Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Sterling C. Robertson Chapter

13003: Julius Bledsoe: Escaping Waco for Broadway-Jesus De La Garza
     Cesar Chavez Middle School

11006: The Sweethearts of Sweetwater: Breaking Barriers in the Sky-Hannah Wood
     North Belton Middle School

Dr Pepper Museum 

20002: "People Who Are Crazy Enough to Think They Can Change the World Are the Ones Who Do:" How Apple Changed the World with Their Revolutionary Computers-Brian Faucher
     Northstar School

Historic Waco Foundation  

15017: The Heroic Life of Doris Miller-Treniti Freeman
     Cesar Chavez Middle School

Jewel Moorman Memorial Award

12003: Navajo Code Talkers-Alexis Hookham, Daniel Garner
     Atlas Academy

McLennan County Historical Commission

11007: Paul Quinn College Song Of Our souls-Paiton Jones
     Atlas Academy

15017: The Heroic Life of Doris Miller-Treniti Freeman
     Cesar Chavez Middle School

20003: Breaking Economic Barriers: How the Woman's Commonwealth of Belton, Texas, Changed Their World-Fiona Fulton
     Lorena High School

21002: Sandtown Erased: How Cultural and Geographic Boundaries Were Broken by Urban Renewal-Lily Coffman
     Waco High School

Museum Association of Waco

36003: Pearl Harbor: America's Ticket to World War II-Adiel Galvan, Alberto Tamez, Darian De La Rosa, Elijah Ramirez, Ian Vaquera
     La Vega Intermediate School H.P. Campus

15014: Harriet Tubman: Breaking Barriers With the Underground Railroad-Travis Keane
     Robinson Junior High School

25005: Joan Ganz Cooney: Breaking Barriers in Educational Broadcasting-Caroline Moehlenbrock
     Belton New Tech at Waskow

National Society of the Colonial Dames - Waco Town Committee

16035: Thomas Paine Common Sense (The Fight for Independence)-America Sanchez, Ashanti King, Rahde Sterling
     G. W. Carver Middle School

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Elizabeth Gordon Bradley Chapter

16035: Thomas Paine Common Sense (The Fight for Independence)-America Sanchez, Ashanti King, Rahde Sterling
     G. W. Carver Middle Scho

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Henry Downs Chapter

16035: Thomas Paine Common Sense (The Fight for Independence)-America Sanchez, Ashanti King, Rahde Sterling
     G. W. Carver Middle Scho

Red Men Museum and Library

15019: Butch O'Hare: First Naval Pilot Ace of WWII-Mia O'Hare
     Eagle Christian Academy

Texas German Society - Heart of Texas Chapter

26008: Friedrich Froebel: The Father of Kindergarten-Cole Miller, Corrin Cook
     Northstar School

The Links, Inc., Waco

15017: The Heroic Life of Doris Miller-Treniti Freeman
     Cesar Chavez Middle School

15018: Ella Fitzgerald-Maygan Williams
     Atlas Academy

15007: Bessie Coleman's Fight for Flight-Osmar Cazares
     Cesar Chavez Middle School

15003: Jackie Robinson: Breaking Barriers in Baseball-Clarissa Vences
     Eagle Christian Academy

15010: Breaking Racial Barriers in the World of Football with Fritz Pollard-MarQwae Willis
     La Vega Intermediate School H.P. Campus

The Texas Collection

20003: Breaking Economic Barriers: How the Woman's Commonwealth of Belton, Texas, Changed Their World-Fiona Fulton
     Lorena High School

21002: Sandtown Erased: How Cultural and Geographic Boundaries Were Broken by Urban Renewal-Lily Coffman
     Waco High School

Waco Cotton Palace

11007: Paul Quinn College Song Of Our souls-Paiton Jones
     Atlas Academy

13003: Julius Bledsoe: Escaping Waco for Broadway-Jesus De La Garza
     Cesar Chavez Middle School

15017: The Heroic Life of Doris Miller-Treniti Freeman
     Cesar Chavez Middle School

21002: Sandtown Erased: How Cultural and Geographic Boundaries Were Broken by Urban Renewal-Lily Coffman
     Waco High School

Waco Hispanic Museum

16016: Every Person, Every Minute: Breaking Barriers and Changing Lives-Annie Brown, Trijae Bilbo, Victoria Canales
     North Belton Middle Scool

26001: The Canal that Broke Barriers "The Panama Canal"-Jaelyn Evans, Jody Michael
     Lorena High School

W. R. Poage Legislative Library

10001: Cisneros vs. Corpus Christi ISD-Daisy Barco
     Atlas Academy

20003: Breaking Economic Barriers: How the Woman's Commonwealth of Belton, Texas, Changed Their World-Fiona Fulton
     Lorena High School