National Civics Bee Connecticut State Finals

ABOUT THIS EVENT

The National Civics Bee is an annual competition that encourages young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities.

Middle school students competed all across Connecticut this year. The finalists will join us for the National Civics Bee Connecticut State Finals as they continue to flex their civics knowledge.

AGENDA

4:30 pm | Check In, Meet & Greet

5 pm | Opening Remarks 

  • Chris DiPentima, President & CEO, CBIA
  • Mike Hydeck, Anchor, NBC Connecticut
  • Janice Brunner, Head of Civic Engagement, Travelers
  • Charlene Tucker, Commissioner Connecticut State Department of Education

5:10 pm | Competition Rounds One & Two 

5:45 pm | Break

6 pm | Competition Round Three

6:30 | Community Engagement 

  • Glendowlyn Thames, Head of Economic Development, Connecticut, New York, Amazon

6:40 | Winners Announced

6:45 | Reception

DATE

Tue, Jun 18, 2024
5:00pm – 7:30pm

LOCATION

Legislative Office Building

300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106

COST

FREE

OUR SPONSORS

The National Civics Bee Connecticut State Final is made possible through the generous support of Travelers, Dalio Foundation Inc., and Amazon, with additional support from the Connecticut State Department of Education, Connecticut Association of Boards of Education, Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents, Connecticut Education Association, Connecticut Democracy Center, Bridgeport Regional Business Council, Waterbury Chamber of Commerce, and Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce.

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