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History Day Exhibits

Date: 03/08/19-03/24/19
Time: Tues - Fri 8:30 to 5:00, Sat/Sunday 2:00 to 5:00
Location: Riley County Historical Museum 2309 Claflin RD

The National History Day projects by Woodrow Wilson, Marlatt and Ogden students of Terry Healy, U.S.D. # 383 Elementary Gifted Teacher, will be on exhibit at the Riley County Historical Museum, 2309 Claflin Road, Manhattan, from March 8 through March 24, 2019.  The National History Day 2019 theme is:  Triumph and Tragedy in History.

The projects on exhibit include:

“Katherine Johnson” Ryan Heitmann and Talon Huff.  Woodrow Wilson Elementary.

“San Francisco Earthquake 1906” Jordan Dinkel, Haley Boggs, and Ava Stewart.  Woodrow Wilson Elementary.

“The Influenza Epidemic” Kennedy Crabtree.  Ogden Elementary.

“Triumph and Tragedy of the Manhattan Project” Cole Castor, Kael Aramith, and Lynden Auckly.  Woodrow Wilson Elementary.

“Vietnam War Dogs” Ellyn Campbell, Mia Hamm, and Mari Carey.  Marlatt Elementary.


National History Day®(NHD) is a non-profit education organization based in College Park, Maryland. NHD offers year-long academic programs that engage over half a million middle- and high-school students around the world annually in conducting original research on historical topics of interest. The largest NHD program is the National History Day Contest that encourages more than half a million students around the world to conduct historical research on a topic of their choice. Students enter these projects at the local and affiliate levels, with top students advancing to the National Contest at the University of Maryland at College Park.


Terry Healy has been with U.S.D. # 383 since 1989.  She was recognized as the 2013 Kansas History Teacher of the Year by the Preserve America program. She currently serves as U.S.D. # 383 Elementary Gifted Teacher at Woodrow Wilson, Marlatt, and Ogden.

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