Updated: April 12, 2018

Sixty-two students will represent Tennessee at the National History Day competition this summer. These students are advancing after placing first or second in various categories at the Tennessee History Day held on Saturday, April 7.


Students who represented Giles County and will go on to the National History Day in the Senior Performance Group will be:

Kaley Hunter and Ryan Vickers, with the subject of the “19th Amendment: The Women's Fight for the Right to Vote”, after a first place win. The Home School teacher is Ashley Hunter of Lynnville.


Participants entered documentaries, exhibits, performances, websites and papers all based on this year’s theme, “Conflict and Compromise in History.” Out of 162 submitted projects, 92 students received medals for their efforts, 15 students were awarded special prizes and two educators were recognized as educators of the year.


National History Day will be June 10 through June 14 on the University of Maryland campus in College Park, Maryland, with top finishers earning prestigious awards and scholarships.