Sample Projects

When viewing sample projects, please remember, they are just samples.  There is no magic formula for a perfect History Day project.

Documentaries

Sir Edmund Hillary: Building a Legacy of Education and Sustainable Development, a Senior Group Documentary by Hannah Powers, Erica Dombro and Dena Coffman from Highland Park Senior High in St. Paul, won first place at the 2009 National History Day competition.

Performances

Jeremy Stephan, from Holy Rosary School in Duluth, placed sixth at the 2011 National History Day competition for his Junior Individual Performance on Oliver North.

Research Papers

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"Incubator Baby Shows", by Hannah Lieberman, placed first at the 2001 National History Day competition in the Senior Paper category.
 

Websites

Nathaniel Larson from Lake Harriet Community School in Minneapolis received first place for his Junior Individual Website, Debate and Diplomacy: Panama Canal Treaties , at the 2011 National History Day competition.
 
Kamran Kelly, from Capitol Hill Magnet School in St. Paul, received second place for his Junior Individual Website, A Debate Distilled: The Consequences of Prohibition and the Volstead Act, at the 2011 National History Day competition.
 

Exhibits

Camille Balhorn, from Robbinsdale Middle School, placed second at the 2011 National History Day competition for her Junior Individual Exhibit, "The Boundary Waters Treaty: Sustained Diplomacy."  Click on the photos in the slideshow below to view her project.

 

 

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