PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT John Adams Courthouse One Pemberton Square Boston, Massachusetts 02108 MEDIA ADVISORY
CONTACT: Jennifer Donahue/Erika Gully-Santiago (617) 557-1114 firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 5, 2017
Supreme Judicial Court to Participate in Student Government Day Activities
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will host fourteen students from seven high schools across the Commonwealth as part of Student Government Day activities on Friday.
The day will begin with activities at the State House, where students will learn about the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches of government, and Appeals Court Associate Justice Mark V. Green will address the students on behalf of the Judicial Branch.
The students will then spend the afternoon at the John Adams Courthouse where they will be led on a tour of the courthouse and learn about the state judiciary and the appellate process from recently retired Supreme Judicial Court Justice Margot Botsford; Supreme Judicial Court Clerk for the Commonwealth Francis V. Kenneally; Supreme Judicial Court First Assistant Clerk for the County of Suffolk Eric Wetzel; and Supreme Judicial Court Law Clerks assigned to the Justices.
The students who are participating were elected by their classmates to represent them at the State House and the Supreme Judicial Court. Two students from each of the seven schools below will be hosted by the Supreme Judicial Court:
Established in 1947, Student Government Day is sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to encourage students to learn about the role and function of the three branches of government through observation and active participation.
Friday, April 7, 2017
John Adams Courthouse
One Pemberton Square