2022 Next Generation Angels Awards



The junior and senior division winners of the 2022 National History Day individual documentary category received the Next Generation Angels Awards from The Better Angels Society.


Senior Division Winners

1st Place Senior Individual Documentary
Maci Hill, Communist in the Cornfields: Roswell Garst's Citizen Diplomacy
As the first place senior division winner, Maci Hill received the Anne Harrington Award, named for the late longtime friend and colleague of Ken Burns.
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2nd Place Senior Individual Documentary
Abigail Peters, Fight for Our Wilderness: The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act
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3rd Place Senior Individual Documentary
Jessie Henderson, More Than Potatoes: Debate and Diplomacy in the Mission of the USS Jamestown
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Junior Division Winners

1st Place Junior Individual Documentary
Krin Blegen, What They Taught Us: How Grassroots Debate and Diplomacy Shaped the Milwaukee Open Housing Movement
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2nd Place Junior Individual Documentary
Aubrey Grier, Makah Whaling Rights: A Moral Debate of Cultural Preservation
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3rd Place Junior Individual Documentary
Lachlan Gebhart, Wolves: Bloodthirsty Menaces or Stewards of the Land?
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