IECC Colleges Observing Constitution Day

Sep 10, 2020

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges will observe Constitution Day on Thursday, September 17, 2020.  The IECC colleges will observe Constitution Day with a variety of activities and resources to promote the study of the Constitution.

The following activities are planned at the IECC colleges:

FCC - Frontier Community College
The Learning Resource Center (LRC) and Student Senate are hosting an essay-writing contest for all Wayne County students in the 7th and 8th grades.  The essay is to be 300-500 words on “The U.S. Constitution – What It Says and What It Means.”  Prizes will be awarded to the top three entries based on a rubric created by the LRC and Student Senate.  All essays are due to the LRC by September 17, and the winners will be announced the following week.  Robert Tennyson will be on hand to register voters.  Throughout the day, the Marketing Department will record students answering trivia questions related to the Constitution.  A video will then be created and uploaded to the FCC website, Facebook page, and YouTube channel.  The LRC will have a Constitution Day display and distribute free copies of the U.S. Constitution booklet. 

LTC - Lincoln Trail College
Lincoln Trail College will have a Constitution Day book display in the library as well as a replica poster of the Constitution.  Information and notices on Constitution Day also will be included on LTC’s social networking pages. 

OCC - Olney Central College
Olney Central College will celebrate Constitution Day on Thursday, September 17, 2020.  A Constitution Day exhibit will be on display in the Anderson Library and free booklets of the Constitution will be available to students.  “Creating the Constitution” will be played on monitors in the Library gallery and the hallways of the campus.

WVC - Wabash Valley College 
Wabash Valley College will have a Constitution Day display prominently featured in its Learning Resource Center.  Copies of the U.S. Constitution booklet will be available to students and WVJC-TV will telecast a reading of the preamble.

To learn more about the Constitution, visit: The National Constitution Center at, Fascinating Facts at, or Constitution Day at