National History Day set for March 20 at NSU

Professors at podium at National History Day

Due to weather, National History Day at NSU has been postponed until March 20.


ABERDEEN, S.D. – About 225 middle and high school students from South Dakota and North Dakota will be on the Northern State University campus on March 20 for the National History Day regional competition.

Students will present research projects as part of the competition, which will run from 8 a.m. to noon in the NSU Student Center and Williams Library.

This year’s theme is “Triumph and Tragedy.” Nationwide, more than a half million kids participate in National History Day every year. Students competing at Northern will come from Britton-Hecla Middle and High School, Florence School District, Henry School District, Sioux Valley High School, Summit Junior High and High School, Waverly-South Shore Junior High and High School, Wilmot School, and Ellendale (N.D.) High School.

Winners at the regional competition are invited to go to the state competition, and winners of the state competition advance to the national competition.

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