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Counting Down the Top 40 Foundation Grants of All Time #23: “We the People” Program

photo of 2022 we the people team

Pop quiz, hotshot: What East Grand Rapids team has won 15 state championships since the year 2000?

If you said “We the People,” you’re right. The constitutional law class and competition is one of our district’s most successful teams. 

The Foundation began funding EGRHS “We the People” back in 2001, helping pay for the team’s trip to the national championships in Washington, DC. Since then, the Foundation has helped send the team to nationals many times, most recently in 2019. 

For the last several years, the “We the People” national championships have been held virtually, but that hasn’t stopped our team’s success. They won last year’s state championship and we look forward to helping send the team back to Washington, DC in future years.

Thank you, Foundation donors, for making this possible. You can help support our mission of investing in educational enhancements for all our students on our Donate page.

  • Ray and Kristin Abraham
    Ray and Kristin Abraham
  • The Adamy Family
  • Sue and Marty Allen
  • The Bissell/Kruer Family
    The Bissell/Kruer Family
  • Dennis and Jennifer Bruce
    Dennis and Jennifer Bruce
  • Jason and Elizabeth Christopherson
  • Pat Connor
    Pat Connor
  • Nancy Cook
  • Damian and Sara deGoa
    Damian and Sara deGoa
  • Rick and Carol Godfrey
  • John and Deanna Green
  • The Iakiri Family
    The Iakiri Family
  • KV and Jena Lacks
  • Steve and Jenny McMahon
  • Dave Mehney
    Dave Mehney
  • Matthew Richenthal
    Matthew Richenthal
  • Elaine Rongey
  • Beth Wells Skaggs
    Beth Wells Skaggs
  • Abby and Rich Sorota
  • Nick Thole and Amy Turner-Thole
    Nick Thole and Amy Turner-Thole
  • Charley and Janine Thompson
    Charley and Janine Thompson