Work hard on a paper? Have a teacher that goes above and beyond? Looking for National History Day help? Explore this page for more information on education awards and projects!

Student of the Year Award

Did your student create a project about George Washington? Did they write a paper, create a painting, or sing a song about his legacy or leadership? Nominate now for the Student of the Year Award! Eligible nominees must be middle or high school students that created a student-led project about George Washington. Click the link below to learn more.

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History Teacher of the Year Award

Do you know an exceptional history teacher in the Washington, D.C. area? Nominate a teacher for the Teacher of the Year award today! Eligible nominees must have at least two years teaching experience and can self-nominate or be nominated by a colleague. Click the link below to learn more.

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National History Day

Mount Vernon is happy to provide primary and secondary resources for students looking to research for National History Day. The 2022-2023 theme is Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas. Learn more about National History Day and Virginia District 5's National History Day Competition by clicking the link below.

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