History Day to Draw 300 Students to YSU Saturday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — About 300 students from nearly 20 schools in five counties will compete in the 40th annual History Day  Saturday at Youngstown State University.

The theme for History Day, sponsored by the YSU history department, is “Exploration, Encounter and Exchange.” Students in grades 6 through 12 will demonstrate their knowledge of history and skills in several categories, such as  documentaries, papers, performances, websites and exhibits.

As part of History Day, the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor will offer free admission. The museum, 151 W. Wood St. on the YSU campus, will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Two food trucks will be in the museum parking lot from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors are welcome to complimentary coffee or tea in the museum.

The following schools will send students: Boardman Center Middle School, Boardman High School, Buckeye Online School for Success, Canfield Village Middle School, Cardinal Mooney High School, Field High School, Holy Family School, Hubbard High School, Hubbard Middle School, John F. Kennedy – Upper Campus, St. Charles School, Springfield Local High School, Summit Academy Youngstown Secondary School, Ursuline High School, Valley Christian School, Windham Junior/Senior High School and West Branch High School.

For more information, contact Brian Bonhomme at 330 941 3453 or email bbonhomme@ysu.edu.

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