National History Day is an international program for students in grades 6-12. Students compete either individually or in groups in 5 different categories. Students must place in the top 3 at their regional contest and then in the top 2 at the state level before advancing to the national level. Over 3,000 students from across the United States, territories, and military schools throughout the world presented projects based on this year’s theme, “Triumph and Tragedy in History.”
Abigail Hyer and Jameson Margetts placed 2nd at the National contest in the Senior Group Website category! Lauren Collins and Grace Sorenson placed in the top 20! Earning Honorable Mention.
Chadron Public Schools had 6 students (4 projects) compete at the national level:Abby Hyer & Jameson Margetts: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Learning to Triumph over Tragedy (Group Website)
Lauren Collins & Grace Sorenson: Amelia Earhart: A Triumph for Women and a Tragedy NeverForgotten (Group Website)
Tyler Kaus: Longitude: Making Time Travel (Individual Documentary)
Thomas Kaus: Polish Cipher War: A Polish Triumph that couldn’t prevent a Polish Tragedy (Individual Website)
Congratulations on a job well done!!