Way to Go, Team Colorado!
The National History Day contest wrapped up on Thursday, June 18 in College Park, Maryland. We can be very proud of our Colorado students, who made a terrific showing! Congratulations to our twelve entries that made final rounds and to our top placers:
Second place: Joyce Xu
Boulder, CO, Fairview High School. Teacher(s): Leigh Campbell-Hale
Entry - Man, Myth, and Icon: The Life and Legacy of Che Guevara
Junior Group Doc
Third place: Jaylan Gonzalez, Danielle Vigil
Pueblo, CO, Connect Charter School. Teacher(s): Lee Hawkins
Entry - 236 Words: The Leadership and Legacy of Dr. Seuss
Senior Group Performance
Third place: Maia Brockbank, Camryn Daidone, Brynn Gauthier, Audrey Roberts
Denver, CO, Denver School Of The Arts. Teacher(s): Ed Glassman
Entry - The INF Treaty: Reagan and Gorbachev's Fight for a Legacy Free of Nuclear Proliferation
Click here for the complete list of winners.
Congratulations to our State Contest winners!
A special thanks to our 200+ judges and volunteers who made the day great!
Click here for the list of final rounds qualifiers
NHDC Elementary Poster Contest
NHDC is excited to announce the 4th/5th grade poster contest for our elementary schools. Click here
for more details. Be sure to check out the newest page on our website that has examples, standards documents, rubrics, and more. Click here
Upcoming NHDC Events
September 17th and 18th Educator Workshop at the History Colorado Center. Sponsored by Teaching with Primary Sources, History Colorado, Aurora History Museum, and Aurora Public Schools. Click here for more details. Click here to register now!
September 30: Spirited Spirits LoDo Haunted Pub Crawl
with Tom "Dr. Colorado" Noel. Click here
for more details. To purchase a ticket click here
October 30: 2nd Annual Back-to-School Luncheon
. Join APS Superintendent Rico Munn, Dr. Patty Limerick of the Center of the American West, DMNS CEO George Sparks, Denver City Councilwoman Kendra Black, and more to celebrate NHDC. Click here
for more information.
Introducing the 2016 Theme: Exploration, Encounter, Exchange
Students can start working on their projects immediately following the conclusion of the National Contest in June. Click here
for the theme narrative.
- Looking for project examples? Check out the example page from the national office
- Looking for an expert to interview on your topic? Check out our new Speaker and Interviewee Bureau. Click here for more information. Do you know anyone who might be interested in joining our Bureau? If so, contact Celeste Archer
- Attention Teachers: Please contact us and we will help you to integrate History Day into your classroom.
A HUGE Thank You to the Daniels Fund!
National History Day in Colorado is a proud award recipient for 2014-2015. We are excited to expand the program, enhance internships, and help our History Day schools, teachers, and students even more!
A Very Special Thanks To:
Walter S. Rosenberry, III Charitable Trust
Assured Equity Management Corporation
Kendra & Eric Black
Amy & Shane Feiman