Students: Why do History Day?

There are many reasons to do History Day. If it is a required project at school, you will certainly want to consider your grade, but here are some other benefits to doing History Day:

  • You get to choose your topic! Choose a subject that is interesting to you and become the expert.
  • You get to choose how to present your information.
    • Exhibit
    • Performance
    • Documentary
    • Website
    • Research Paper
  • Learn to do college-level research with primary and secondary sources.
  • Reach a level of career and college readiness that many students don’t have after graduating high school.
  • Some students participate in the competitions, which are great ways to showcase your work, see the work of others, and meet other History Day students like you.