a story from earlier this week, Senators Norm Coleman (R-HI) and Daniel Akaka (D-HI) have declined to bring to the floor for a vote their amendment (S.AMDT.3364), submitted last Thursday, which would have set aside $2 million in federal funds for “activities related to” National History Day.Updating
National History Day, which we reported on in a post last week, concluded bright and early yesterday with an awards ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Below are the junior high and senior high students who placed first in each category. Congratulations to all of these winners, but also to the 500,000 plus students from across the country who participated in this year’s competition. To see all the contest winners, visit the NHD 2007 winners page.
National History Day Contest challenged students in grades 6-12 to create original papers, exhibits, documentaries, and performances around the theme of “Triumph & Tragedy in History”. More than half million students participated and those who progressed through the local and state levels of the contest arrive at the University of Maryland this Sunday, June 10th to compete at the national level.This year’s