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April 29, 2019

John's speech to We The People National Finals Awards Ceremony

The competition results were announced at an awards ceremony on Monday, April 29, 2019, before an audience of more than 1,400 students, teachers, coordinators, judges and other program participants. The awards ceremony, held at the National Constitution Center, included speakers Tom Kilgannon of the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service and John Tinker of the John F. Tinker Foundation. John and Mary Beth Tinker were part of the landmark Supreme Court case of Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969).