A number of juniors won the National History Day contest, including  Luca Camponovo, Vlad Zadorojny, Vivian Claire, Juliette Warga and Allison Bleimehl along with sophomore Aimee Crozat. Warga and Claire won first place in the Group Website category called “Mount Zion Cemetery: Communicating the Racial History of Georgetown.” Bleimehl won second place in the Individual Exhibit category with a project entitled “Manipulative Communication: Horrific Half-Truths of Propaganda During World War II.” Camponova won first place in the individual category at Individual Documentary category with a film entitled “BeBop’s Blare: How Modern Jazz Communicated the Protest of African Americans of the 20th Century.” Zadorojny won second place in the Paper category with an essay entitled “Banjo: Listening to the Haunting Voice of Africa in American History.” Crozat won third place in the category with “How the Suffragettes Sold Their Message.” These students participated in an elective entitled “Real World History” run through the Center for Inspired Teaching.  Ten Washington Latin students are currently enrolled in the course which also includes a summer internship.