Students from several area middle and high schools are set to compete Saturday in the Kansas History Day State Contest in the Memorial Union at Washburn University in Topeka.
Students from Lawrence High School, Central Junior High School, Baldwin High School and Baldwin Junior High School will be among nearly 250 from 40 schools statewide to be interviewed by judges regarding history day projects.
Projects include research papers, exhibits, documentaries, websites or performances related to this year’s theme, “Debate and Diplomacy: Successes, Failures and Consequences.”
The public may review exhibits from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; the award ceremony is at 4 p.m.
The top two students in each division and category advance to the National History Day competition, June 12-16 at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md.