Decorah Home School Assistance Program (HSAP) student Eva Kriemelmeyer received first place in the junior (grades 6-8) individual performance category at the state National History Day competition in Des Moines on April 24. Her performance is titled “Marie Curie: Frontiers in Radioactivity.”

Kriemelmeyer will advance to the 2023 National History Day contest at the University of Maryland June 11-15, where she will compete alongside nearly 3000 other students from all 50 states, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Department of Defense Schools in Europe, and international schools, including several from Asia.

National History Day is a year-long academic enrichment program that challenges students to research, develop, and present projects about historical issues, ideas, people, and events related to an annual theme. This year’s theme is Frontiers in History: People, Places, and Ideas.

Eva Kriemelmeyer at Iowa NHD
Eva Kriemelmeyer takes first place at National History Day state competition.