Media Relations Manager
HOWARD UNIVERSITY HOSTS DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
NATIONAL HISTORY DAY COMPETION
Washington, D.C., (April 28, 2006) – Approximately 150 high school students from across the city will compete in the District of Columbia’s National History Day competition on Saturday, April 29, from8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In its third year at Howard University, the current theme is “Taking a Stand in History: People, Ideas, and Events.”
National History Day is a year-long program for junior high and high school students who express their knowledge of history in the form of documentaries, performances, exhibit boards, and research papers. Students compete in one of these categories and winners at the school level go on to competecity-wide. The national level competition will be held atthe University ofMaryland, College Park in mid-June.
WHAT: District of Columbia National History Day Competition
WHEN: Saturday, April 29, 2006
8 AM – 5 PM
(Awards Ceremony on main campus yard from 3-4 p.m.)
WHO: 150 High School Students
WHERE: Howard University, Douglass Hall (Main Campus)
For more information about Howard University, visit http://www.howard.edu .