Weekly Reports on National History Day Winners from Greater Bangor

The Weekly reported on Greater Bangor area winners of the statewide National History Day (NHD) competition held at the University of Maine in March. NHD is an academic program that promotes critical thinking, research and presentation skills through project-based learning for students of all abilities. More than 300 students and teachers from 36 middle and high schools took part in this year’s state contest. Exhibits, papers, websites, documentaries and performances were judged, with the top winners becoming eligible to compete in the national contest at the University of Maryland, College Park in June. Students from Bangor High School, Hermon High School, Holbrook Middle School in Holden, James F. Doughty School in Bangor and Orono High School were among this year’s winners, the article states.