Know Your Constitution
Know Your Constitution Program

Know Your Constitution involves a multiple choice quiz and short essay for students in grades 9-12 on the U.S. Constitution. Winning entries are selected from each of Iowa’s 100 legislative districts. The selected students and their teachers are honored at a special luncheon in January where five students and their teachers are selected to attend a week-long program in Washington, D.C. through the Close Up Foundation.

2018 Know Your Constitution Results - Winners
Congratulations to the following students and their teachers who have been selected to participate in the CloseUp Foundation Washington D.C. program in February 2019:

Alex Baker
Clarinda High School                       
Ms. Linda Vanden Bosch

Dayne Bergan                    
Edgewood-Colesburg HS               
Mr. Mike Lutgen

Moira Buie                          
Cedar Falls High School                  
Ms. Traci Lake

Jensen Cooper                  
Eagle Grove High School                
Ms. Sarah Teeselink

Kate Johnson                     
Sioux City North HS                         
Mr. Charles Hoberg

And Congratulations to Annika Stecker of Spirit Lake High School, honored with the Best Essay Award for this year’s Know Your Constitution program.

2018 Know Your Constitution Results - Top 100 Finalists
This year's luncheon is scheduled for Friday, January 11 at the West Des Moines Marriott. The keynote speaker this year is Iowa’s newest Supreme Court Justice, the Hon. Susan Christensen.

Know Your Constitution Quiz and Essay
Quiz and Essay
Answer Sheet
Program Rules
Letters to Principals
Letters to Teachers

Related Links
Close Up Foundation
Find Your Local Legislator
The U.S. Constitution

Know Your Constitution Chair
Lucas Draisey
(515) 288-2500