In order to get there, the top competitors from our state must first qualify at Tennessee History Day, which will be held this Saturday at the Legislative Plaza, William R. Snodgrass Tower, and Nashville Public Library in downtown Nashville.
During the daylong event, competitors will be judged based on the quality of projects they have submitted on a variety of history-related themes. Nearly 450 students in grades six through 12 from public, private, and home schools across the state will be participating.
To earn their spots at Tennessee History Day, students had to present projects that won medals at one of six district competitions held around Tennessee. In all, more than 7,000 Tennessee students took part in some level of History Day competition this year.
Read more from this news release at the Tennessee Secretary of State website. To view the 2014 Program and Contest Schedule, please visit the Tennessee Historical Society's History Day website.
The State Library and Archives is a division of the Tennessee Department of State and Tre Hargett, Secretary of State.