WCHS places third in We the People competition


Ms. Babb

WCHS placed third at the annual We the People competition in Columbus.

News Staff

The annual We the People competition was held Friday, Jan. 27 at the State House in Columbus. Twenty-two WCHS students participated in 12 rounds where they testified in congressional hearings for judges. Students demonstrated their understanding of constitutional principles and applied these principles to both historical and contemporary issues.  

The judges of the We the People competition consisted of college professors, state representatives, practicing attorneys and lobbyists.  The keynote speaker was Ohio Supreme Court Justice, Judith French.  

WCHS’s team earned 3rd place out of the 11 schools participating.

The following students competed in this year’s We the People competition:

Jacob Cottom, Chandler Fleming, Autumn Hoskins, Abby Medcalf, Abby Brown, Haneen Saleh, Lukas Willoughby, Nathan Mundy, Amber Pauley, Grace Pigman, Jayla Pruitt-Switzer, Owen Cox, Calista Flores, Tagwa Kodilah, Noah Weber, Emily Apana, Brandon Cassie, Tristan Dillon, Hannah Taulbee, Brooklyn Dennis, Noah Martin and Rafael Santillan.