Maryland History Day Teacher Awards:
Middle School Teacher of the Year: Sarah Mason of Bennett Middle School
High School Teacher of the Year: Scott Baker of North Dorchester High School
We are very proud that both of Maryland's awardees are from the Lower Eastern Shore program!
Special Prize Winners at the 2020 Maryland State Contest:
Special Prize in the History of Science and Technology, Senior Division:
Haley King, Individual Exhibit, "'The Man that Fights Again'': How Prosthetics Impacted Civil War Veterans," Washington High School & Academy (Teacher: Stephen Smith)
Michael E. Patten Memorial History Award for Best Use of Primary Sources, All Divisions:
Hannah Park, Senior Individual Documentary, "'Let Freedom Sing': Breaking Barriers of Inequality Through Spirituals," James M. Bennett High School (Teacher: Meredith McGann)
Special Prize in Peace, Non-Violence, and Justice, Junior Division:
Dylan Ruppert, Paper, "Austrian Resistance to Nazi Occupation: How the Political Barriers of Their Time Were Broken," North Dorchester Middle School (Teacher: Mark Lowrie)
Contest date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 (snow date: Saturday, March 7)
Location: Salisbury University--pick up registration packets (you must pre-register) in the Guerrieri Academic Commons (GAC) and most contest events will take place in the GAC and in neighboring Perdue and Fulton Halls. The GAC and Perdue are located right off Rte. 13 Business, while Fulton is located right off College Avenue. All registrants need to come to the GAC first to pick up their packets.
Parking: Visitors may park on contest day with no permit needed in the parking lots off Route 13 Business in front of the GAC.
Dorchester County: Monique Ward, email@example.com
Somerset County: Jill Holland, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wicomico County: Lori Bock, email@example.com
Lower Eastern Shore contest: Bea Hardy, firstname.lastname@example.org
State contest: UPDATED INFORMATION--Contest will be ONLINE
Registration deadline: April 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m.
Paper and Website Category Submissions: April 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m.
Documentary Submissions: April 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m.
Performance and Exhibit Submissions: May 3, 2020, 11:59 p.m.
National contest: Will be virtual--see https://www.nhd.org/virtual2020
National program: http://www.nhd.org