LBHS’s Leki Albright Receives Top Honors at National History Day National Contest

Leki Albright walking away with Alya BelsbySunday, LBHS student Leki Albright received 1st place in the 2022 National History Day (NHD), Senior Division – Individual Documentary Special Prize category, titled, “Irish or Irish American History Award.”

A brief recap leading up to the 2022 NHD national contest:

Earlier this year, we learned that LBHS 10th grade students Leki Albright, Ayla Belsby, Aksel Thomson & Omar Ortega had advanced to the 2022 NHD state competition after receiving top honors at 2022 NHD Regional finals.

Following the 2022 NHD state competition, we learned that Alya Belsby and Leki Albright took top honors at the state competition, advancing to the national competition in the individual documentary, senior division.

On Saturday, June 18th the 2022 NHD Awards Ceremony took place virtually, where awards were distributed to the top three individuals and groups within each category and special prizes.

Please join us as we congratulate Leki Albright, 2022 NHD Special Prize National Champion, Alya Belsby, 2022 NHD National Competition Finalist, our 2022 NHD state and regional finalists, Methow Valley community-based mentors, and NHD Advisor Scott Barber!