Actress Janine Turner propels student’s career



Contact: Shonda Werry

Constituting America

Tel: 202-246-0307





Constituting America, founded by actress Janine Turner (Northern Exposure, Friday Night Lights, Cliffhanger) and Cathy Gillespie, to air student’s winning PSA on the Constitution nationwide on February 13th.

February 8, 2017

(Colleyville, TX) Constituting America has announced that 236 television stations and the Direct TV and Dish Networks will air the award-winning Public Service Announcement (PSA), Something Beautiful, written and directed by high school senior Laura Leigh Hicks on Monday, February 13th on the program NewsWatch. The animated PSA will be viewed by an anticipated 3.4 million Americans in every major media market across the country – from California to New York; from Texas to North Dakota and everywhere in between!

The PSA, which challenges viewers to read the U.S. Constitution, won Constituting America’s national “We the Future” Contest. Click here to watch the 1 minute PSA now!

In an effort to use the arts and media to promote the non-partisan relevancy of the Constitution and propel the students’ careers, Constituting America submits students’ winning PSA’s to television stations for airing and the PSA has already aired on 54 television stations nationwide. Laura Leigh Hicks hails from Steens, Mississippi and previously served as the president of her school’s chapter of the Eta Sigma Alpha Honor Society.  

Founded by Actress Janine Turner (Northern Exposure, Friday Night Lights, Cliffhanger) and co-chaired by Janine and Cathy Gillespie, Constituting America is a non-profit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to utilize the culture and multi-media outreach such as music, film, television, internet, and social media to reach, educate and inform America’s adults and students about the non-partisan relevancy of the U.S. Constitution and the foundation it sets forth regarding our freedoms and rights. Their multi-tiered approach features the “We The Future Contest,” Winner Mentor Trips and Winner Promotion, “The George Washington Speaking Initiative for Schools and Civic organizations,” “90 Day Online Founding Document Studies with Constitutional Scholars, Constituting America Lecture Events and Patriot Clubs. National Youth Director Juliette Turner reaches youth across America with her bestselling book, Our Constitution Rocks!, and motivational speeches, videos and media interviews.

Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, and Laura Leigh Hicks are available for interviews.
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1 reply
  1. Douglas Downs
    Douglas Downs says:

    Janine and Cathy yall are doing a great job. Yall were in Houston right before Christmas, i like to see if yall would come back to the Houston area around ClearLake.


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