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Constitution Day - September 17

WKCTC is one of many colleges and schools taking time to recognize the importance of the United States Constitution on September 17. Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens. Several activities have been planned to celebrate Constitution Day.

  • WKCTC faculty, staff, and students are asked to wear red, white, and blue on September 17.
  • The Student Affairs office is now collecting Letters From Home, handwritten letters and/or cards that will be sent to military servicemen and women stationed overseas. Place your self-stamped, unsealed envelopes in boxes located in at Anderson Building, Cyber Caf, Student Center, and Matheson Library. Deadline is September 30.
    • Mailing address:
      Military Personnel
      c/o Letters From Home Program
      P.O. Box 125
      6631 Ridgeway Johnsonburg Rd.
      Johnsburg, PA 15845
  • There will be a Citizenship Essay Contest for WKCTC students. Current WKCTC students must submit a 3-5 page, typed essay (double spaced, 12-point font) that answers the question, What does it mean to be a U.S. Citizen? The first place prize is $100. Deadline is September 24. Essays can be left in the Anderson Building, Room 204 or sent to:
    • Dr. Belinda Dalton-Russell
      WKCTC Office of Student Affairs
      P.O. Box 7380
      Paducah, KY 42002-7380
  • Student Affairs and Student Government Association personnel will also man a Constitution Day table display and Student Government information table in WKCTCs Student Center, 11:00 am 1:00 pm on September 20. PIZZA, DRINKS and REFRESHMENTS will be available. Any student organization, department or employee who would like to set up a table display during this time should contact Dr. Russell at 270- 534-3081 to reserve a table.

    See flyer for more details. For more information about Constitution Day, visit the Web site at http://www.constitutionday.com.