New Mexico National History Day State Competition!
5 May 2014
Wearing costumes or armed with exhibits, documentaries, and URL?s, over 300 students from middle and high schools across the state will arrive at the National Hispanic Cultural Center to compete in the National History Day New Mexico State Competition on April 25th, 2014. During the past year, these students developed projects focused on the theme, Rights and Responsibilities in History. This group took 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in the Regional Competitions. 1st and 2nd place winners from the State Competition will go on to compete at Nationals in College Park Maryland.
The competition begins at 9am. Students are placed in either the Junior (grades 6-8) or Senior (grades 9-12) Division. Each project category?dramatic performance, essay, or website to name a few?will have a winner. Exhibits will be open for public display after the judges deliberation concludes at 3pm. All documentaries and performances can be attended by the public audience; however, viewers are prohibited from talking with the judges until winners are announced.
An awards ceremony to announce the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners as well as special awards in historical areas is the competitions 3pm finale.
The National History Day New Mexico Chapter is funded by the New Mexico Humanities Council and the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. For further information, please contact Trevor Carter or Stephanie Garcia and visit the link below.
National History Day »