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:
2017
Danny Rubin



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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