This Year's Theme

City Hall Reception with Mayor Jim Kenney and Commsioner James Leonard

On June 8, Mayor Jim Kenney and Records Commissioner James Leonard hosted a reception for NHD students, teachers, parents, and other program supporters at City Hall. The event recognized the outstanding achievement of NHD Philly students at the state competition, and wished good luck to the eleven students who had advanced to the national competition at the University of Maryland.

Audience in the Mayor's Reception Room

Beth Twiss Houting Kicks off the Program

Commissioner Leonard's Opening Remarks

Mayor Kenney Welcome the Group to City Hall

Mayor Kenney with Constitution High School Students

Mayor Kenney Congratulating the Students

Commissioner Leonard with McCall Students

NHD Philly Partners at City Hall Event

Mayor Kenney with Masterman Students

CHS Student Jovanna Speaks About Her Project

CHS Student Ashley Describes her Group Performance


  • Project Registration Open from January 23 - February 6
  • Websites and Papers Due: February 6
  • Junior Division Contest: March 17, 2017
  • Senior Division Contest: March 16, 2017
More workshops and webinars will be added to the schedule soon!