For Immediate Release
March 31, 2015
Contact: Chris Zaccaro
(860) 26-1553 ext. 116
Hartford, CT – This past Saturday, March 28, 2015, over 250 students representing the communities of Bristol, Hartford, East Granby and East Windsor presented their History Day projects to judges at the Hartford Regional History Day in Connecticut Contest at Capital Community College.
History Day participants can choose to present their projects, which must be based on this year’s theme of Leadership and Legacy in History, within one of the five History Day categories. These categories include exhibits, documentaries, websites, papers and performances. Students in grades 6-8 compete within the Junior Division and students in grades 9-12 compete within the Senior Division. Students who place in the top three in their respective categories and divisions are invited to compete in the State History Day Contest, which will take place on May 9, 2015 at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain. The final results from the History Day in Connecticut Regional Contest can be seen here.
The following schools took part in the Hartford Regional Contest:
Bulkeley High School, Hartford
Capital Preparatory Magnet, Hartford
Classical Magnet School, Hartford
East Granby Middle School, East Granby
East Windsor Middle School, East Windsor
Renzulli Academy, Hartford
History Day in Connecticut is an affiliate program of the renowned academic program, National History Day (NHD). History Day in Connecticut is led by Connecticut’s Old State House. Support comes from the Connecticut Historical Society, the Connecticut League of History Organizations and ConnecticutHistory.org. Major funding is provided by Connecticut Humanities. For more information, contact History Day in Connecticut State Coordinator Rebecca Taber-Conover at 860-522-6766, ext. 11 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about History Day in Connecticut by visiting its webpage http://ct.nhd.org, liking the program on Facebook, or following on Twitter. The National History Day website may be viewed at http://www.nhd.org.