Abraham Lincoln Association

Student Award Winners


The purpose of the Abraham Lincoln Association Student Award is to recognize the best research paper and best media project on Abraham Lincoln submitted at the annual Illinois History Exposition. Projects are developed by students in middle school and high school. Two five-hundred dollar prizes are available each year. Winners often go on to compete at the National History Fair.   The past winners are:
2013
Anish Bhattacharya,  Carbondale Community High School, Carbondale, Illinois

2009
Stefan Djordjevic, Niles West High School, Niles, Illinois


2008
Olivia M. Kelleher,The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858, St. Giles School, Oak Park, Illinois

2006
Tony Cao, Abraham Lincoln, Carbondale Community High School, Carbondale, Illinois
David Garvey, The First Abraham Lincoln Museum, Blessed Sacrament School, Springfield, Illinois

2004
David HullingerThe Lincoln-Douglas Debates and Their Effect on the 1860 Presidential Election, Grace Lutheran School, Chicago, Illinois

2003
Roger Waite, Civil War Censorship and the Suppression of the Chicago Times, Lincoln Park High School
Priyanka Chaudhary, Lincoln’s Changing Views on Slavery, Lincoln Magnet School, Springfield, Illinois

2002
Daniel Willis, Illinois: Ideological Battleground of the Nation, University High School, Normal, Illinois

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