Over the weekend, a number of Harrisdale SHS students attended the 2022 National History Challenge State Presentations. Our Year 10 students Raina, Lufei, Elana and Shruthi completed the activity as part of their Humanities and Social Sciences Formative Assessment for History, creating a website on 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘌𝘷𝘰𝘭𝘶𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘉𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘺𝘸𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘍𝘪𝘭𝘮 𝘐𝘯𝘥𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘺 and were selected as the National Winners in the category of their year level, and are the only National Winners from WA in 2022!
Based on the NHC theme for 2022, 𝘊𝘢𝘶𝘴𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘦𝘲𝘶𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘴, they took us on a journey of Bollywood. As a result, these four Harrisdale students are off to Canberra at the end of the month!
In addition to the success of the above students, we would also like to congratulate our other winners;
Year 7 student, Griffin Tojo, winner of the State Gold in the Year 7 category with his essay on the Causes and Consequences of the RMS Titanic. Along with the State Silver winners; Chris Gregory Babu (Year 7), Evan Johnson (Year , Ronnel Sunogan (Year 9) in the Special Category of Indigenous History and Year 11 student, Layla Cochran in the Year 11/12 category.
Congratulations on being selected as the National Winners and to all our students who took part in the challenge!