The 2016 State of Michigan Winners
East Grand Rapids We The People
We are leaving for nationals in just over a week!! We are still short of our fundraising goal, so if you have been putting off making that donation, now is the time! Thank you SO MUCH for your support of this nationally-renowned ACADEMIC team!"
We the People is a nationwide competition that student's knowledge of the historical, philosophical and
current day applications of The United States Constitution. It is affiliated with The Department of
Education's Center for Civic Education, civiced.org and is conducted in the manner of a congressional
hearing - with judges presenting constitutional questions to small teams of students. The students must
prepare and respond individually and as a group - employing critical thinking, writing and articulation
"Knowledge will forever govern ignorance;
and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives."
- James Madison