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NHD for Students

Before You Begin:

Read the rulebook.

Get to know the theme.

Understand how you will be evaluated (select from the options below):

Investigate the five types of projects:

Choose the perfect topic:

Write an effective thesis statement:

How To Do Research:

Quality research is at the heart of a good NHD project! When researching you should ensure you have both primary and secondary sources, your sources offer multiple perspectives, and your sources are varied.

Some online resources you may find helpful:

What is your NHDKy Region?

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2023 Contest Dates

  • Region 1 – Murray State University, March 11, 2023
  • Region 2 – Grayson County, March 10, 2023
  • Region 3 – University of Louisville, March 18, 2023
  • Region 4 – Eastern Kentucky University, March 4, 2023
  • Region 5 – Morehead State University, March 25, 2023
  • Region 6 – Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, March 24, 2023
  • State Competition – University of Kentucky, April 22, 2023