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Central Missouri Region - National History Day

The Office of the Missouri Secretary of State is proud to have sponsored the National History Day central Missouri regional competition for many years. Students in grades 6-12 from schools in Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Howard, Moniteau, Morgan, Osage, Pettis and Saline counties research topics related to a broad annual theme (NHD Theme Narrative). The 2022 National History Day theme is Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.

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Each year more than half a million students from across the globe participate in National History Day. The contests are divided into Junior Division (grades 6-8) and Senior Division (grades 9-12), with five categories per division. These categories, assembled by presentation type, include individual or group documentaries, exhibits, performances and websites or individual historical papers (NHD Student Project Examples).