Corker’s Office Honors Constitution Week At Rivermont Elementary School

Students In 13 Tennessee Schools Participate In Constitution Week Events

Friday, September 22, 2017
Senator Bob Corker’s field director, Claire McVay, delivers an interactive presentation during a Constitution Week event at Rivermont Elementary School
Senator Bob Corker’s field director, Claire McVay, delivers an interactive presentation during a Constitution Week event at Rivermont Elementary School

The 230th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States was Sunday, and to mark the occasion, students in 13 Tennessee schools will participate in “Constitution Week” events sponsored by the office of U.S. Senator Bob Corker. 

The events continued Thursday in Chattanooga, where a member of Senator Corker’s staff delivered an interactive presentation to fourth- and fifth-grade students at Rivermont Elementary School. 

“Each year, my office has the privilege of speaking with students across the Volunteer State about the document that has served as the foundation of our country for more than 200 years, and I am proud to join my fellow Tennesseans in celebrating the United States Constitution in this way,” said Senator Corker. “One of the ways we can honor and defend the Constitution is to ensure the next generation of leaders understand its importance to our liberty and values. I hope the students who attend our events across the state walk away with an interest in our nation’s history and recognize what a blessing it is to live in the greatest country on Earth.” 

The Constitution of the United States was signed on Sept. 17, 1787. In 1956, Congress requested that President Eisenhower proclaim a Constitution Week each September. Senator Corker’s office has held Constitution Week events across the Volunteer State every year since the senator was elected to office in 2007.

Rivermont Elementary School students participate in a Constitution Week event sponsored by Senator Corker’s office
Rivermont Elementary School students participate in a Constitution Week event sponsored by Senator Corker’s office


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