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Tafuna High School’s National History Day Project showcased in DC

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Source: Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata’s Washington D.C. office press release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is delighted to congratulate three students in American Samoa, for their project’s selection in a national competition to be featured at the National Museum of American History, part of the Smithsonian Institution in the nation’s capital.

“Congratulations to Elvadanshu Levi, Siaea Junior Osa, Leimoasina Saui'a for their creativity and hard work, and it’s great to see their talents showcased in the nation’s capital!” said Congresswoman Amata.

“Thank you especially to all their family and their dedicated teachers, Kolose Ili and Christian Sa'alea, as well as Tafuna High School, along with any of our educators and school leadership who work with National History Day so our Territory can take part each year.”

Their project with National History Day (NHD) is titled, Renal Transplant: A Frontier Revolutionizing the Medical Field.

NDH announced Thursday that this project has been selected for special viewing on U.S. Flag Day June 14, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

 “We are thrilled to have our students return to Washington, D.C. to compete in the 2023 NHD National Contest,” shares Executive Director Cathy Gorn. “We appreciate the National Museum of American History for hosting this showcase and sharing the work of these students with such a wide audience on a very important day at the museum.”