BGEC’s We the People team places second at Nationals
Thursday, May 18, 2017
After winning first place in the District and State competition, Bob Graham Education Center Civic Engagement Academy's We the People Team placed second in the We the People National Invitational, hosted by the Center of Civic Education on April 28 through May 1, at the National Conference Center in the Washington, D.C. area.
The students are honored to be among such formidable contenders. The state of Indiana placed first, Florida placed second, Oregon placed third, and Virginia finished fourth.
Under the direction of Jackeline Hernandez and John Brady, the teams have continued working up the rankings for the last three years. It's a testament to the students and faculty’s diligence, hard work, and dedication to each other and the legacy of Senator Bob Graham.
The competitive team committed to excellence which bonds them together as a family. The scholars will graduate Bob Graham Education Center with unforgettable memories, a thorough understanding of America's rich history, and a passion for the office of the citizen. They have continued to uphold the tenets and traditions of the CEA program.