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June 6, 2022

Contact: Steve Hawkins
Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-0754

Oklahoma History Center Announces 2022 Oklahoma National History Day Winners

OKLAHOMA CITY — On May 4 and 5, 2022, the Oklahoma History Center hosted students from across the state for the annual Oklahoma National History Day (OkNHD) competition. National History Day is an annual competitive event held both statewide and nationally that attracts over half a million middle and high school students. First- and second-place projects at the state competition advance to the National History Day Contest to be held virtually Sunday, June 12–Saturday, June 18, 2022.

Students from the following schools will be advancing to the National History Day competition: All Saints Catholic School, Norman; Classen High School of Advanced Studies, Oklahoma City; Classen Middle School of Advanced Studies, Oklahoma City; Canton Elementary School, Canton; Canton High School, Canton; Casady School, Oklahoma City; Mingo Valley Christian School, Broken Arrow; Morrison High School, Morrison; Norman High School, Norman; Sadler Arts Academy, Fort Gibson; St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School, Edmond; Stillwater Junior High School, Stillwater; Oklahoma Christian School, Edmond; Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, Oklahoma City. For a complete list of OkNHD winners and special awards, please visit www.okhistory.org/historycenter/oknhdwinners.

The Oklahoma History Center serves as the state sponsor for Oklahoma National History Day (OkNHD) and coordinates the state competition, while various local sponsors manage regional events. The National History Day theme for 2022 is “Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.” The theme is chosen for broad application to world, national or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. Prizes are awarded at all levels, including more than $150,000 in scholarships for national winners.

Funding for students, teachers and organizers for OkNHD has been made available by Oklahoma Humanities as part of an A More Perfect Union grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The Oklahoma History Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.


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