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History Day Special Award Sponsorship

We’re pleased to announce that the 27th annual Monterey County History Day is scheduled for March 12th, 2016 at Los Arboles Middle School.  History Day is an important event and tradition that challenges local students in grades 6-8 to perform academically. 

We would like to invite you to sponsor an award for History Day 2016!  This is an excellent way for you to help acknowledge the initiative, motivation and academic dedication of our county’s students. In return, we offer you the following benefits:

  • Name on sponsor list in printed program distributed to all participating students.
  • Name recognition in a press release to local newspapers.
  • Name listed on Lyceum website. 
  • Certificate of Appreciation for your participation.

This year’s national theme is Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History. This theme will allow participants the opportunity to focus on any major player in Monterey County, California, American, or even world history!

If you like, you may select a topic of particular interest to your organization.  We are requesting that local corporations/organizations provide prizes for 2 to 4 projects, be it individual or group projects.  The enclosed Special Award Donation form will enable you to determine the details of your award.  The award can be any item that you choose (e.g. cash, books, plaques, gift certificates). 

History Day is the culmination of months of in-depth historical research, scholarly preparation and creative expression by Monterey County students. For you, it is an opportunity to support a positive educational activity within our community, while receiving the publicity benefits mentioned above. Thanks to sponsors like you, History Day will continue to offer local students a chance to strive for academic and personal excellence, far into the future!

 

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
(e.g. cash, book, gift certificate, plaque)
Project Topic *
You may select a specific topic that you would like your award to be used for. If you select a specific topic and there are no student projects that fit your topic we will do our best to find a similar topic for your award.
History Day Judges Needed! *
Each year we need over 40 judges to interview students about their projects, and decide which projects will win and move on to the State competition. If you are unable to provide an award, but are interested in judging, we would greatly appreciate your support! Judging takes place Saturday, March 12th, 2016. There will be a 2 hour judges training required as well (dates TBD).