For a PDF full list of LMS results, click here: LMS State History Day winners  (PDF)


LMS students at UWLander was well represented at the State History Day contest on Monday, April 10th at the University of Wyoming. Students spent months creating their projects to fit this year’s theme of “Taking a Stand in History.”



The following Lander Middle School students were recognized for with special awards:

Jurisprudence Award:  Magda Escuedero-Kane

Ft. Laramie Historical Site Award:  Rebecca Whiting

Gerald and Jessie B. Chambers Award:  Theresa Bautz


Students who placed first or second qualified for the National History Day contest in June at the University of Maryland at College Park. The alternates will have the opportunity to compete at the national contest, if any of the first or second place projects are not able to compete.  


Historical Papers

1st Place: Kathryn Wilmot: Sarah Weddington: Taking A Stand In History Through Her Defense of Women’s Reproductive Rights

Alternate: Lily Hitchcock    : It’s a Jungle in There: Upton Sinclair’s Stand Against Diseases and Adulterated Meat in the Meatpacking Industry


Junior Individual Performance

1st Place: Jamison Thatch: Freedom LIES here: Joan Trumpauer Mulholland's stand for upholding the law and peacefully redefining equality in America

Alternate: Emma Goetz: Sendler Standing Strong


Junior Group Performance

2nd Place: Annabell Nachazel & Hannah Neundorf: Sendler Standing Strong


Junior Individual Exhibit

Alternate: Theresa Bautz: The Ludlow Massacre; Change Through Journalism


Junior Individual Documentary

1st Place: Magda Escuedero-Kane: The Molly Hootch Case: Taking a Stand for Native Self Determination

2nd Place: Rebecca Whiting: Washakie, Warrior Turned to Peace: Taking a Stand in History


Junior Group Documentary

Alternate: Seneca Kail, Demi Stauffennerg and Maddie Korell:  Jackie Robinson Running the Bases Through History


Senior Group Documentary

Alternate: Jalynne & Kameron Brough: The Statue of Liberty: Taking a Stand for Freedom and Friendship