Pulaski Technical College joined organizations from across the country in observing Constitution Day on Monday.
The observance commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787, and honors and celebrates the privileges and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship.
Pulaski County Clerk Pat O'Brien spoke to students in Instructor Johnny Dollar's Introduction to Politics class at 10 a.m. Monday in Room A-139 while representatives from O'Brien's office also manned a voter registration drive in the Campus Center foyer where students signed up to vote.
Adding to the patriotic festivities was an appearance by Uncle Sam, portrayed by Pulaski Technical College's very own Lennon Parker, Web communications specialist.
More voter registration drives are planned throughout the weeks with Student Ambassadors manning registration tables at the following times and sites:
- Tuesday Sept. 19: 11 a.m. -1 p.m., Kanis Road site
- Wednesday Sept. 20: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Campus Center foyer, main campus
- Thursday Sept. 21: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Kanis Road site
- Friday, Sept. 22: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Campus Center foyer, main campus.
- Monday, Sept. 25: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Campus Center foyer, main campus.