U.S. War with Mexico Symposium and Lesson Plan Contest Winners

On Saturday, April 9th, UTEP’s Center for History Teaching and Learning, with a grant from Humanities Texas, sponsored a talk by Dr. Sam Haynes from the University of Texas at Arlington titled “Why they Fought: Nationalism, Honor, and Military Service in the U.S.-Mexico War.”  This well-attended event was followed by a reception and the announcement of the symposium’s lesson plan contest winners.  Congratulations to the following:

1st Place: Eduardo Hinojos, Americas High School

2nd Place: Aaron Waggoner, UTEP

3rd Place: Joanna Camacho Escobar, UTEP

Honorable Mention: Kevin Guay, UTEP

Many thanks to Sam Haynes and to all of those who submitted lesson plans and attended the symposium!


HTX - Final

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