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National Finals: April 13-15, 2024

Prepare to be amazed as high school students from across the nation showcase their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution and American government. Now in its fifth decade, the National Finals serves as an exciting finale to students' We the People educational journey. The competition utilizes Simulated Congressional Hearings and typically features 48 teams, each representing their respective states.
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Annual National Finals 2023 Winners

Top 10 Awards

First Place
Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies
Richmond, Virginia
Second Place
Grant High School
Portland, Oregon
Third Place
Foothill High School
Pleasanton, California
Fourth Place
Denver East High School
Denver, Colorado
Fifth Place
Wauwatosa West High School
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Sixth Place
Lincoln High School
Portland, Oregon
Seventh Place
Tahoma High School
Maple Valley, Washington
Eighth Place
Trumbull High School
Trumbull, Connecticut
Ninth Place
Amador Valley High School
Pleasanton, California
Tenth Place
Mountain View High School
Mesa, Arizona

Division Awards

Division A
Fishers High School
Fishers, Indiana
Division B
Douglas S. Freeman High School
Henrico, Virginia
Division C
Reno High School
Reno, Nevada
Division D
Edward C. Reed High School
Sparks, Nevada

Unit Awards

Unit 1
Staples High School
Westport, Connecticut
Unit 2
East Kentwood High School
Kentwood, Michigan
Unit 3
Easthampton High School
Easthampton, Massachusetts
Unit 4
Raleigh Charter High School
Raleigh, North Carolina
Unit 5
Highlands High School
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Unit 6
Hamilton High School
Chandler, Arizona

Past Winners

  • 2022: Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, California
  • 2021: Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies, Richmond, Virginia
  • 2020: Easthampton High School, Easthampton, Massachusetts
  • 2019: East High School, Denver, Colorado
  • 2018: Grant High School, Portland, Oregon
  • 2017: Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies, Richmond, Virginia
  • 2016: Lincoln High School, Portland, Oregon
  • 2015: Grant High School, Portland, Oregon
  • 2014: Lincoln High School, Portland, Oregon
  • 2013: Grant High School, Portland, Oregon
  • 2012: Lincoln High School, Portland, Oregon
  • 2011: Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies, Richmond, Virginia
  • 2010: Arcadia High School, Arcadia, California
  • 2009: East High School, Denver, Colorado
  • 2008: East High School, Denver, Colorado
  • 2007: East High School, Denver, Colorado
  • 2006: East Brunswick High School, East Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 2005: East Brunswick High School, East Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 2004: East Brunswick High School, East Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 2003: Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International Studies, Richmond, Virginia
  • 2002: Dobson High School, Mesa, Arizona
  • 2001: Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, Miami, Florida
  • 2000: Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, Miami, Florida
  • 1999: Maine South High School, Park Ridge, Illinois
  • 1998: East Brunswick High School, East Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 1997: Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, Miami, Florida
  • 1996: Lincoln High School, Portland, Oregon
  • 1995: Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, California
  • 1994: Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, Miami, Florida
  • 1993: Arcadia High School, Arcadia, California
  • 1992: East High School, Denver, Colorado
  • 1991: Lincoln High School, Portland, Oregon
  • 1990: Lincoln High School, Portland, Oregon
  • 1989: Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1988: Gompers Secondary School, San Diego, California

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