History Fair 2022

History Fair 2022

The following students and projects will represent Lane Tech at the 2022 Illinois History Day Fair:


  • Matthew Solc – The Pullman Strike of 1894
  • Kenley Cage, Edith Peterson, Alyssa Silveyra – Rage Against the Machine: The Strike that Altered the Garment Industry (Special Prize Winner)
  • Eve Gray, Nina Adamski, Anna Coenen – SS Eastland
  • Paul Shin, Nathan Majcher, and Bruno Olson  – The River That Runs Backwards
  • Theo Streit-Hurh – All For Eight Hours
  • Partick Kinsella, and Johnny Ateli – The Steel Strike of 1919


Beatrix Ludwig-Meiers – Open Secret of Burge’s Torture: The Chicago Police Torture Scancdal


  • Dylan Jacobson – The Manhattan Project: Debate, Diplomacy, and Fear of the World’s Greatest Weapon
  • Charles Lust – The Color Barrier in Sports: How Chicago Contributed


Tessa Diedrich & Olivia Tryggestad –  Democracy Dinner: Debate and Diplomacy in the courts

We are so PROUD of all our student historians!!!!!

Be sure to check out our Lane Tech fair at https://sites.google.com/cps.edu/2022-lane-tech-academiccent-hf/home