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PHOTO OPP: Join in the Excitement at the State History Day Competition

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Release dated: 
April 30, 2014
Media contacts: 

Laura Weber • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3039 • laura.weber@mnhs.org

Tim Hoogland • Minnesota History Day Coordinator • 651-503-9326 • tim.hoogland@mnhs.org

PHOTO OPP: Join in the Excitement at the State History Day Competition

History Day Award ceremony.

WHAT: Members of the media are encouraged to attend the National History Day in Minnesota state competition, which features excited students showing off their project after months of research. The day also includes the frenzied awards ceremony (above). The top two winners in each of 18 project categories will earn an invitation to the National History Day competition at the University of Maryland, College Park, June 15-19. Additional topic awards will also be announced.

WHEN: Saturday, May 3, 2014.

TIME: Judging, 9-3 p.m. Awards Ceremony, 5-6:30 p.m.

WHERE: University of Minnesota, Coffman Union.
Awards ceremony, Williams Arena

Reporters attending this event should check in with History Day staff, who will be present at building entrances, wearing turquoise bowling shirts.

A list of the winners and additional information about the National History Day in Minnesota state competition, including driving directions and competition schedules, can be found at the History Day website.