History Fair

FIFTY-SECOND ANNUAL
NORTHERN REGIONAL HISTORY FAIR
Northern Illinois University
Holmes Student Center, DeKalb, Illinois
Saturday, March 1, 2014

8:30 – 10:00
Project Set-up
Exhibits – Duke Ellington Ballroom & Capitol Room
Documentaries - HSC 405, 406, 505, 506
Performances – Sandburg Auditorium

10:00 – 10:45
Welcoming Ceremony Sandburg Auditorium
Anne Petty Johnson, Director, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming
Jim Schmidt, Chair, Department of History

Superior Paper and Web Site Awards Ceremony
Anne Petty Johnson, Director, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming
Pete Harbison, Student Historian Program, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

10:00 – 1:30
Project Judging Duke Ellington Ballroom, Capitol Room, & Regency Room
Project judging will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. We ask that all teachers, students, and parents exit the Duke Ellington Ballroom and Capitol Room by that time so the judges may begin. Judging of documentaries in HSC 405, 406, 505, and 506 and performances in the Sandburg Auditorium will begin immediately following the Welcoming Ceremony.

11:00 – 2:30
Student PerformancesSandburg Auditorium
Open to public viewing.

Lunch – On your own.

1:30 – 2:30
Public Viewing of Projects
Exhibits - Duke Ellington Ballroom & Capitol Room
Documentaries - HSC 405, 406, 505, 506

3:00 – 4:00
Superior Projects Awards Ceremony - Sandburg Auditorium
Anne Petty Johnson, Director, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming
Pete Harbison, Student Historian Program, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

Doors to the Duke Ellington Ballroom and Capitol Room will be locked during the Awards Ceremony.

4:00 – 4:30
Project DismantlingDuke Ellington Ballroom, Capitol Room, HSC 405, 406, 505, 506
Please have all projects removed from the room no later than 4:30 p.m.