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Three Old Dominion students, members of the Theta-Xi history honor society chapter, received awards at the Virginia regional conference of Phi Alpha Theta chapters, held April 7 at Radford University.

Prizes were given in both graduate and undergraduate categories. These categories were further subdivided into U.S History and World History (other than U.S.)

In the graduate student, World History category, Old Dominion students captured both first and second prizes.

Gregory A. Wojcikewych won first prize for his paper, "The German Occupation of Ukraine: 1941-1945." Second prize was awarded to Jamie Helmick for her paper, "An Analysis of the German Resistance to Hitler: The Key Conspirators and Their Activities from 1938 to 1944."

In the undergraduate, World History category, Rachel Gardner placed third for her paper "Hypatia," a study of the Egyptian mathematician and philosopher of the late fourth and early fifth centuries, A.D.

This article was posted on: April 24, 2001

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