Scholarship title: We The People 9 17 Contest
Applicable Majors: All fields of study
Janine Turner, motion picture and television actress, author, singer, inspirational speaker and founder of Constituting America, is leading a school and community effort designed to provide students with opportunities to learn historical content and develop personal and educational awareness through the study of the U.S. Constitution, its principles set forth by our Founding Fathers, its relevancy in our lives, and to provide educators with resources and training materials to enhance classroom teaching. To this end, Ms. Turner has called for Constituting America to sponsor a special project titled "We the People 9*17" designed to commemorate the U.S. Constitution at schools throughout the nation on September 17th.
"We the People 9*17" will conduct several activities at schools across America to engage and energize students in celebrating the history of the U.S. Constitution and its relevance in Americans’ lives today. Activities will include:
Invitation to high school students to enter the "We the People 9*17" Constitution Day Contest with scholarship and prizes awarded~
The Contest categories for high school students include: compose and perform a cool song, write, direct and produce an entertaining short film or PSA, or write an essay. All entries must be submitted by July 4th to We the People 9*17 Constitution Day Contest, P.O. Box 1988, Colleyville, Texas 76034. See contest rules for more details.
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