Marshalltown High School junior Anna Carlson is a state finalist in the Know Your Constitution contest and was honored at a luncheon in West Des Moines on January 6.
Carlson was recognized for her performance on a quiz and essay on the Constitution by the Iowa State Bar Association. Carlson was the MHS champion and the winner of the local Iowa House district. She was one of 100 students recognized as state finalists out of the more than 1,000 students who took the quiz from across the state. This is the second straight year that Carlson has been selected as a finalist.
As part of the awards luncheon, students were able to hear from the keynote speaker the Honorable Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. MHS Extended Learning Program teacher Susan Fritzell accompanied Carlson to the event.
The Know Your Constitution Project is designed to enrich students’ understanding and appreciation of the Constitution.