Midstate Schools Celebrate Constitution Day | Education
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September 17 marks Constitution Day and several Central Georgia Schools celebrated.
At Mossy Creek Middle School, Houston County Chief Magistrate Judge Bob Turner spoke to the about the importance of the constitution.
He broke down the Bill of Rights and explained to students what the amendments mean for them.
Principal Andy Gentry said, "It was a great refresher for me to think about those amendments and how they apply especially during the political time we are in--fixing to have an election."
Elected officials also spoke to students across the area, according to the Georgia Federation of Republican Women.
State Sens. Ross Tolleson and Cecil Staton visited school, as did Houston County Sheriff Cullen Talton and State Reps. Buddy Harden and Robert Dickey.
On September 17, 1787 the founding fathers signed the Constitution.