Keynote Speaker: WV State Representative, Saira Blair
Ms. Blair won a seat in the West Virginia House of Delegates in Nov. 2014, becoming the United States’ youngest elected state legislator.
She was elected in the first election in which she was old enough to vote, and won the Republican primary at the age of 17, before she was eligible to vote. The 18-year-old Republican is a student at West Virginia University.
2015 Constitution Day Essay Contest:
The Constitution Day Essay Contest is designed to challenge students to learn more about the Constitution and the men who signed it and to express original, thoughtful ideas in essay writing.
Essays will be judged on how completely and clearly the ideas are stated and supported. Grammar, punctuation and spelling will also be considered.