Northeast Tennessee History Day




Carter, Cocke, Greene, Johnson, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Sullivan, Washington, and Unicoi Counties

Competition is TBD.

Registration Deadline is Mon., Feb. 16, 2015.

Research Papers are due by Mon., Feb. 16. 2015. These are to be mailed to:
George Collins
50 Smokey View Drive
Greeneville, TN 37745

Documentaries need to uploaded/submitted by Mon., Feb. 16, 2015 to the Tennessee History Day server.

Click the link to the SmugMug upload page for your category. Complete instructions are here.

Junior Individual Documentary: http://tnhd.smugmug.com/upload/cZKqn8/northeasttnjrind
Junior Group Documentary: http://tnhd.smugmug.com/upload/cXnpxz/northeasttnjrgroup
Senior Indvidual Documentary: http://tnhd.smugmug.com/upload/HQgSNf/northeasttnsrind
Senior Group Documentary: http://tnhd.smugmug.com/upload/dzJCBH/northeasttnsrgroup

Websites will lock to student editing on Mon., Feb. 16, 2015. They'll reopen the day following the district contest for students to prepare for the state competition.

For additional information contact:
Maryann Rush
Northeast Tennessee District NHD Resource Coordinator
maryannrush@att.net

Schedule of Activities

8:00 am:  Judges Orientation—Chalmers East: Niswonger Commons

8:30 am—9:30 am: Arrival of Students and Teachers

Note:  All students are to check-in at Niswonger Commons Registration Desk on second floor.  Exhibits can be unloaded and set up by students at this time.

Note: Students are to set-up exhibits, performance props, and documentaries with no assistance from teachers or parents.

9:00 am:  Judging Begins

Note:  During the check-in process, students with exhibits, papers, and web-sites will be given a time to be interviewed.  They are responsible for making sure they are present just outside the exhibit area 15 minutes prior to their assigned times.  Students with projects in performance and documentary categories will be given a time for their performance or presentation and will be interviewed immediately following.  Be prepared to wait.

Note:  No teachers or parents are to be present during the exhibit judging process.  Teachers and parents may observe judging of performances and documentaries, but offer no assistance.

11:15 am—12:30 pm: Lunch

12:30 pm—1:15 pm: Evaluation, Recognition and Awards

Annie Hogan Byrd Fine Arts Center.  Teachers, parents, guests, and students should be seated by 12:30 pm.

Special Prizes

Special prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
    Best Use of Primary Resources
    Best Bibliography
    Best Entry Related to Women’s History
    Best Entry Related to Tennessee History
    Best Entry Related to African-American or Native American History

Additional competition details will be provided to the students through their teachers.

Northeast Tennessee District National History Day is funded by the Andrew Johnson Heritage Association with support from the Niswonger Foundation.  Additional support is provided by Tusculum College.