Monday, May 10, 2010

Prof. Periman judges "We the People" competition

Prof. Deb Periman, Justice Center faculty, participated as one of the volunteer judges for the "We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution" competition for middle school students in
Anchorage on May 5. Seven teams were involved in the event which was held on the UAA campus. "We the People" is a national educational program developed to educate young people about the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Some of the volunteer judges are pictured here (left to right): Deb Periman, Justice Center faculty; Barbara Jones, Anchorage Equal Rights Commission; David Woodley, University of Alaska Foundation; Christine Scott, South High School; Todd Heuston, We the People District Coordinator; Phyllis Bowie, SAVE High School and Trainer for the Center for Civic Education; Lakhita Gillion, Clark Middle School; and Barbara Hood, Alaska Court System.