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WV State Competition for National History Day

Congratulations to RCS students for their participation and advancing to the Nationals!

The Center for Democracy and Civic Education at WVU hosted this year's WV State Competition for National History Day in Morgantown, on Saturday, April 8. 

NHD offers students the opportunity to complete a large, several months long historical project either individually or in groups.  Students can create an exhibit, write a research paper, a performance, documentary, or even a website.  The theme this year is:  Taking a Stand in History.

Winners of the state competition advance to the national competition in College Park, MD, June 11-15, 2017.  2017 National Contest Booklet.pdf

Raleigh County School District winners include:

School

Student(s)

Description

Independence High School

Laken Kincaid

Documentary (Individual)

Independence Middle School

Hunter Mullins, Kaylen Parks, Madison Barr, and Sydney Vaughn

Exhibit (8th grade team)

Independence Middle School

Adkira Hale and Sophie Raines

Website (6th grade team)

Independence Middle School

Delaney Buckland, Adriana Buchanan, and Hannah Dheel

Exhibit (6th grade team)

Shady Spring High School

Brennan Lawless

Documentary (Individual): Mother Jones

Woodrow Wilson High School

Chloe Craddock, Makayla Meadows

Exhibit (Group)

Woodrow Wilson High School

Katherine Faith Reed

Exhibit (Individual)

Woodrow Wilson High School

Nida Amir

Paper:  "Malala Yousafzai: The Girl Who changed Women's Education" 

Woodrow Wilson High School

Imogene Redden, Samantha Smith, Bethany Sizemore, and Dakota Massey (absent)

Documentary (Group):  "Women Taking a Stand in the Civil War"

Woodrow Wilson High School

Emily Martin, Joey Mitchen, and Ian Pomeroy

Website (Group): "John L. Lewis"

* Best Entry in Labor History Award *


Important Dates to Remember for 2017

Online Registration Closing Date

11:59 pm EDT on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Website Lock-Out Date

11:59 pm EDT on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Paper Upload Date  

11:59 pm EDT on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Completed Online Medical Form (all students)

11:59 pm EDT on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Due to NHD Before Contest (must be in the office)

Paper Entries (hard copies)

May 16, 2017

Scholarship Applications – Including Transcripts

May 16, 2017

Requests for Sign Language Interpreter
(email to registration@nhd.org)

May 16, 2017

Purchase Orders, Checks

May 26, 2017

Shipping Items to the Contest

June 5 - 10, 2017

Ship Items Back Home

June 16, 2017

All items not shipped home by 5:00 PM on Friday, June 16 will be discarded.

 




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