Registration for the National History Day Contest is Now Open
Fifty-one Alaska Students Win the State History Day Contest!
Fifty-one Alaska students from across the state won the State History Day contest and the honor of competing at the National History Day contest held at the University of Maryland, in College Park, June 15-19. Nearly 3,000 students from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, South Korea, China, Indonesia, and Singapore attended last year's event and NHD anticipates surpassing that number this year.
Students will compete for scholarships and prizes. Their entries include websites about Prohibition and the Right to Die, documentaries about Project Chariot and Japanese Internment during World War II, and exhibits about the Unangan Internment and Slavery in West African Cocoa Plantations. Winning entries can be viewed at http://hdaprojects.weebly.com/.