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Maggie Walker Students Place Second at ‘We the People’!

May 1, 2015 / David Bortz / Events

The Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School We the People Team has placed second in the nation in The Citizen and the Constitution National Finals, which took place Monday, April 27th in Washington, DC.  The 2015 competition marks the 9th time Maggie Walker has finished in the top three since 2003 (2011 and 2003 National Champions).

We the People Team - 2015
We the People Team – 2015

 Additionally, Walker’s Unit 1 won the prestigious Magna Carta Award for the highest score in the nation on the Magna Carta question.

The National Finals marked the end of months of study and hard-won first place finishes at the district level and state level for the team.

The Walker We the People team is fortunate to receive support from the Governor’s School Foundation and particular support from corporate sponsors the New Market Foundation, the MeadWestvaco Foundation, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, Tailored Touches, and Geoff McDonald and Associates.

The Maggie Walker We the People team is coached by Social Studies teacher and alumnus Sam Ulmschneider ’02. Please join us in congratulating Sam and the entire We the People team!