Several AISD young historians are in Maryland competing in National History History Day® June 8-13.
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Alejandra Arroyo, Alyssa Cossio, Vanessa Arellano, and Jeremiah Lyons are seen with Superintendent Dr. LaTonya M. Goffney at the Regional History Day Competition this year.


The Nimitz High School student group comprised of Alejandra Arroyo, Alyssa Cossio, Vanessa Arellano, and  Jeremiah Lyons has been selected to be shown in the Documentary Showcase at the Oprah Winfrey Theater at the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Wednesday, June 12.

After the viewing, the students will have the opportunity to attend a reception by the National Museum of African American History and Culture to celebrate their achievement in documentary film making and showing their film at the museum.

Additionally, Nimitz HS students Abigail Tack, Isabel Rivas, Jeremiah Lyons, and Issac Veloz had the honor of participating in a ceremony on Sunday, June 9. They presented a Wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

Aldine ISD students from Nimitz HS and Carver HS are among the more than 3,000 young historians — middle and high school students — from around the world advanced to National History Day® at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Aldine ISD Students Competing in National History Day 2019

Nimitz HS

Group Documentary: Death in a Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Black Wall Street
Students: Vanessa Arellano, Alejandra Arroyo, Alyssa Cossio &  Jeremiah Lyons

Group Exhibit: Catastrophe in the Canyon: Triumphs from the 1956 Air Tragedy
Students: Raymundo Barrera, Roland Reyes, Isabel Rivas & Abigail Tack

Group Website: Tragedy in A Texas Town: the Texas City Disaster of 1947
Students: John Castañeda, Nicholas Gonzales, Soraida Sosa & Isaac Veloz

Carver HS

Group Website: Deadly Smog Pollution: Profit Over People 
Students: Alpha García, Adrian Garza, Laeticia Guenoun, Miriam Hernández & Lillian Nicholas 

Good luck!


More images of students that advanced to NHD 2019.

Students Raymundo Barrera, Roland Reyes, Isabel Rivas, and Abigail Tack pose with Superintendent Dr. LaTonya M. Goffney (far left) and Deborah Johnson, program director, at the regional contest.

John Castañeda, Nicholas Gonzales, Soraida Sosa, and Isaac Veloz pose with Superintendent Dr. LaTonya M. Goffney (far left) and Deborah Johnson, program director, at the regional contest.

Alpha García, Adrian Garza, Laeticia Guenoun, Miriam Hernández, and Lillian Nicholas pose at the Board Trustee Meeting in May.