Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice John L. Weimer, in observance of Constitution Day, visited Morgan City High School in St. Mary Parish on Thursday, September 16, where he met with dual enrollment U.S. History and honors Civics students.
The presentation was in conjunction with the Judges in the Classroom/Students in the Courtroom program. Chief Justice Weimer coordinated the visit with St. Mary Parish Superintendent of Schools Dr. Teresa Bagwell and Morgan City High School Principal Tim Hymel to highlight the importance of civics education.
Constitution Day is a federal observance of September 17, 1787, when 39 Founding Fathers signed and adopted the U.S. Constitution, which recognizes the rights of all citizens whether by birth or naturalization. This year marks the 234th anniversary of this commemoration.