Law Day honors Yosemite Enabling Legislation

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10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come hear Abraham Lincoln, Galen Clark, John Muir, and Teddy Roosevelt discuss the ideas and strategies that led to the enactment of the laws that created and still protect Yosemite and all our national parks.

Join us at 10 am on the Elementary playground.
10:00 – Convene commemorative session of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, Yosemite Division and Welcoming comments by U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng
10:05 – Presentation of the colors by Yosemite National Park Mounted Rangers
– Recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance
– Singing of the National Anthem by Emma M. Boone
10:10 – Introduction of participating schools and attending dignitaries
– Expression of appreciation to sponsors and supporters
10:15 – Recognition of Law Day logo artist/ designer Holly Powell
10:20 – Introduction of Essay Contest judges and winners, reading of winning entry and awarding of prizes
10:30 – Introduction of panel moderator and panelists Lincoln, Clark, Muir and Roosevelt.
– Panel presentation
11:30 – Student questions to panelists
12:00 – Lunch
2:00 – Law day hike begins