North View Junior High 9th grader, Alex Marihart,earned an Honorable Mention for his research paper, “Alexander Berkman: Promoting Anarchy & Fighting for Rights” at Minnesota State History Day. Alex Marihart was one of 12 finalists advancing from regional to state competition in the Senior Paper Category.
National History Day is a rigorous national competition. In Minnesota, more than 30,000 students participate in regional events with about 1,500 students qualifying for the state competition. About 65 students from the state advance to Nationals. North View students have participated in History Day for nearly 20 years.
State History Day was held May 3 at the University of Minnesota.
-Published May 5, 2014