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Moreno Valley USD students win in Riverside County History Day Competition, advance to state

Moreno Valley Unified School District (MVUSD) would like to congratulate all of our students across the district who participated in the 2021 Riverside County National History Day Competition! Each student showed true dedication and expertise in their historical research based on this year's theme of "Communication in History: The Key to Understanding."
 
We are proud to announce that 17 MVUSD student participants were announced winners of the virtual competition hosted by the Riverside County Office of Education (RCOE) and are now eligible to compete at the state-level in the 2021 National History Day - California State Competition! It is scheduled to be held virtually from May 7-9. Winners at the state level advance to the National History Day Competition to be held virtually from June 10-14, 2021.
 
The winning student projects are:
 

Junior Group Documentary: “MTV: Communication for Generations”

  • Vista Heights Middle School: Diego Aragon, Jacob Curtis
  • Teachers: Aurelio Cortex, Ana Pantoja, Michael Waymire

Junior Individual Paper: “The Grunge Movement” 

  • Vista Heights Middle School: Se’Nia Sykes
  • Teachers: Auerlio Cortez, Ana Panoja, Michael Waymire

Junior Individual Paper: “The Alternative Press of the Sixties: Communicating Leftist Views Through Writing and Illustrations”

  • Vista Heights Middle: Abigail Sandoval
  • Teachers: Aurelio Cortez, Ana Pantoja, Michael Waymire

Junior Individual Performance: “Voices That Changed The World: How Switchboard Operators Brought Understanding Through Communication”

  • Vista Heights Middle: Paloma Vargas
  • Teachers: Aurelio Cortez, Ana Pantoja, Michael Waymire

Junior Individual Performance: “Mister Rogers Neighborhood: How Communication Provided a Key to Understanding Emotional and Moral Well-Being”

  • Vista Heights Middle: Daniela Galindo
  • Teacher: Autumn Earle-Rodriguez

Junior Group Website: “Braille: New Form of Communication, New Form of Opportunity”

  • Palm Middle School: Dayanara Hernandez, Carlos Muro, Santo Quintero, Marinelly Rivera
  • Teacher: Andrew Navarro

Senior Group Documentary: “All in the Family: Communicating Controversial Comedy”

  • Canyon Springs High School: Shayna Ashley, Shawn Ashley
  • Teachers: Aurelio Cortez, Ana Pantoja

Senior Group Website: “Communication Through Photographs - World War II”

  • Vista del Lago High School: Helen Gutierrez, Liliana Vidales
  • Teacher: Mary Valdez

Senior Group Website: “Navajo Code Talkers: The Code That Changed the World”

  • Moreno Valley High School: Mathew Flores, Johnson Hoang, Angel Lopez Bautista
  • Teacher: Elliot Stone