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Contest Results

​​2021 NHD Results

Irvine middle schoolers take top honors at virtual National History Day finals. A pair of middle schoolers from Irvine has earned first place in the 2021 National History Day competition, which was held virtually, June 13-19. Click here​ for more information.

Irvine middle schoolers take top honors at virtual National History Day finals - website

NHD-CA Press Release - pdf file​​


2021 NHD-CA Results

After months of intensive research and success at district and county-level competitions, champions were recognized at the 2021 National History Day - CA Virtual State Contest. Eight entries will represent California at the National History Day Virtual competition in June 2021.

NHD-CA Elementary Awards - pdf file 

NHD-CA Junior Awards - pdf file

NHD-CA Senior Awards - pdf file

Orange Special Awards  - pdf file​


NHD-OC 2021 ​Contest Results and ​​​​Awards Presentation

Please click here to view the contest results and award presentation.​


​Spotlight  Award

The Spotlight Award is presented to one 12th grade student each year who demonstrates academic excellence, outstanding leadership, persistence, and strong care and concern for others.  Congratulations to this year's recipient: Amerdeep Passananti from University High School in Irvine Unified School District, Coaches: Jane Huson and Ann Campbell.  

According to his coaches, Amerdeep possesses a rare eagerness and enthusiasm for learning. President for two years of NHD at his school, Amerdeep lives and breathes history.

 Amerdeep 3.jpg

Photo by Jane Huson​