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NATIONAL HISTORY DAY NATIONAL CONTEST

the NHD in NM State Contest 2024 winners, with text: "Going to NHD Nationals!"

The National History Day (NHD) National Contest “is the culmination of the annual competition cycle and a celebration of student scholarship. After spending months on project research and preparation, and successfully competing at local and affiliate contests, student scholars are invited to…

SPOTLIGHT ON NATIONAL HISTORY DAY JUDGE

National History Day judge Kwesi Boafo

History Day judges play an important role in the success of our History Day program, serving not only as evaluators of student projects but also as mentors and educators who inspire the next generation of young historians. They are fundamental to the program, offering their time and knowledge to…

STAFF UPDATE: INTRODUCING OUR NEWEST MEMBER

Please join us in welcoming Stephanie Wilson as our new full-time NHD (National History Day) Contest Coordinator. Stephanie brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously taught NHD at Hope Christian School, Rio Rancho Middle School, and Tony Hillerman Middle School. She holds a mas…

NATIONAL HISTORY DAY JUDGE TRAINING WORKSHOPS

With a population that is 48 percent Hispano and more than 10 percent Indigenous, fewer than 10 percent of the judges for New Mexico’s National History Day program are people of color. We are working to change this. Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and partnerships…

EMPOWERING EDUCATORS WITH NATIONAL HISTORY DAY WORKSHOPS

Lynne O’Hara, Program Director for National History Day, visited New Mexico in October to conduct teacher workshops in Albuquerque and Farmington. Lynne’s dynamic program included lessons on how to analyze primary sources and how to evaluate NHD projects. A total of 24 educators participated, rep…