CHAP Constitution Day Event
2023's Constitution Day Event
2022's Constitution Day Event
"The Vice Presidency: A Built-In Constitutional Crisis,"
Monday, September 19, 2022, in the Theater, from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
By Leslie Pelon, Adjunct Instructor of History at Porterville College
Leslie Pelon's lecture will be about the history of the Constitution through the lens of the Vice Presidency.
Leslie Pelon spent her childhood in the Bay area until moving to Porterville in 2000. She attended Westfield, Bartlett, Porterville High School, and took classes at Porterville College. After graduating from Porterville High School, she went to Brigham Young University where she studied History and English literature. After ten years in Utah and Maine, she returned to make her permanent home in Porterville with her husband and two children. She spent several years substitute teaching at Porterville High School while pursuing a Masters in History from Southern New Hampshire University. Her thesis focused on women preachers of the Second Great Awakening. Since earning her Master's Degree, she has been teaching History classes at Porterville College.