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History Fair

The History Department hosted the Illinois Southern Regional History Day Contest on March 26, 2022. Almost 200 high school and middle school students from the region participated in the hybrid event, showcasing their exhibits, media projects, research papers, and performances. Dozens of students and their submissions qualified to compete in the Illinois History Day State Competition in Springfield in May where several advanced to compete in the National History Day Competition in Washington, D.C.

The 2023 Southern Regional Contest is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2023. For more information, contact Southern Regional Coordinator, Antonio Salazar, antonio.salazar@siu.edu. Phone: 618 453 4391