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2008 Award Winners

(click the recipient's name for a student-authored short article about the winner)

Elementary or Middle School StudentCharlie and Larry Whelan - Authored by Allison Stanley

High School StudentMr. Jared Stacy - Authored by Rebecka Hollon

Rowan County Schools TeacherMs. Lisa Brown - Authored by Kristin Hausstein

Community MemberMr. Joe Rowe - Authored by Aaron Lewis

Community OrganizationThe People's Clinic - Authored by Sophie Lewis

Community BusinessGood Shepherd Printing - Authored by Amanda Romito

MSU StudentMs. Amanda Romito - Authored by Perry Ryan Bentley

MSU Faculty/StaffDr. Denise Watkins - Authored by Jessica Smith

MSU Student OrganizationPi Kappa Phi - Authored by Kaitlin Kulick

MSU Service-Learning Class ProjectDr. June Grice - Authored by Kara Barthel

News and Announcements

View the List of 2008 Award Winners 

Nominations Sought for “Excellence in Civic Engagement Awards” 

Kentucky Chautauqua ® presents: Atta Kul Kulla: Cherokee Peace Chief 

Kentucky Chautauqua® presents: George Rogers Clark, Revolutionary War Hero 

Musical Workshop and Performance to Begin Constitution Days 

Kentucky Chautauqua® presents: Abraham Lincoln: “I, too, am a Kentuckian.” 


Constitution Days Information and Forms

Constitution Days 2008 Schedule - Word (doc) - PDF 

Excellence in Civic Engagement Awards Application - Word (doc) - PDF 

Civic Engagement Grants Application - Word (doc) - PDF 

Constitutional Links

Center for Civic Education: Constitution Day
A valuable educational resource for elementary, middle, and high school teachers.  Lesson plans are provided for specific grade levels. 

The Charters of Freedom” 
The official government website that houses the electronic version of the United States Constitution.  Also accessible are the electronic versions of the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights.

Constitution Day
Celebrate the birthday of our government!  Official site of the federally mandated holiday.

First Amendment Center
A discussion of First Amendment rights and issues. 

National Constitution Center
Experience the story of “We, the people…” at America’s most interactive history museum. 

Primary Documents in American History
A list of various documents and exhibitions related to the Constitution from the Library of Congress. 

View last year's award winners

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