2024 NHD-CA Champions Announced

After months of intensive research and success at district and county-level competitions, champions were recognized in Sacramento on Sunday, April 21st at California State University Sacramento, concluding the 2024 National History Day—California state competition. More than 1,500 students participated, coming from 248 schools across 25 counties. Sixty-seven students will represent California at the National History Day competition taking place in College Park, Maryland June 9-13, 2024.

Contest Photos

Click here to view photos from the NHD-CA Contest.

Contest Winners

"Champions" in the Documentary, Exhibit, Performance, Historical Paper, & Website categories advance to the National History Day contest in June.

Elementary Division Champions & Runners Up

Junior Division Champions & Runners Up

Senior Division Champions & Runners Up

Special Award Winners

Contest Finalists

Junior and Senior Division projects that advanced to a final judging room.

Junior Division Finalists

Senior Division Finalists

CA Nominees for the "Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year" Award

Two educators from California have been nominated for the prestigious “Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year” award, a national honor for teachers who engage History Day students through innovative teaching and active learning strategies. The winners will be announced during the National History Day awards ceremony. California’s nominees are:

Aditi Doshi
Van Nuys High School, Los Angeles County
Senior Division (Grades 9–12)

Chuck Diep
Roger W. Temple Intermediate School, Los Angeles County
Junior Division (Grades 6–8)

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