UW-Green Bay welcomes 400 teens for History Day competition

UW-Green Bay will host the Northeastern Wisconsin Region’s National History Day competition for the tenth consecutive year this Saturday (April 14), with the participation of nearly 400 high school and middle school students from 19 schools in Northeast Wisconsin. Those students, working individually or in small teams, have combined to submit approximately 240 projects for the competition with topics including the Titanic, Florence Nightingale, the Beatles, basketball shoes, Woodstock, the Great Depression, World War II, Cola Wars, and Betty Freidan. Regional topics include the Milwaukee Open Housing Marches, Revolutionizing Football in Titletown, the Kohler Strikes, the Sheboygan Theatre Company Revue, and Indian Gaming.

The all-day event begins with an opening ceremony at 9 a.m. Judging will be from 9:30  a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Awards will be presented in the Kress Events Center at 4 p.m. The Kress and MAC Hall are the two display locations. See full details.

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