St. John’s students, Tasi Petra and Pin Hsuan Chen did a spectacular job at the 2018 National History Day competition held in June 10-14, 2018 at the University of Maryland, College Park. Nearly 3,000 students from around the country, including Washington D.C., Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and international schools in Asia, were equipped to present their documentaries, exhibits, papers, performances and websites in correlation to this year’s NHD theme “Conflict and Compromise in History”.
Tasi and Pin Hsuan placed 7th overall in their category, Senior Group Exhibit, with their project entitled “Prutehi Litekyan: The Fight to Save Ritidian”. The two students received a medal of recognition for their hardwork, months of preparation and extensive research. This is the duo’s third year entering the competition together. Middle school students, Honoka Choo and Felix Gong also participated in the Junior Individual Exhibit Category and Junior Paper category, respectively.