National History Day
Student Publishing Contest
The winning entry will be published in the 2015 National History Day Theme Book.
Finalists will have their essays published on the NHD web site.
Eligibility: Entrants must be completing their senior year in high school with an intent to graduate in the spring of 2014. Entrants must have been past participants of the National History Day contest (at any level).
Instructions: The 2015 NHD theme is Leadership and Legacy in History. In 1000 to 1500 words, help other students understand the theme. What is the meaning of leadership? What is the meaning of legacy? What are some examples and applications that you have seen across your study of history?
Please note the following guidelines as you begin to write:
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