Texas Youth Tour contingent proves everything is bigger … in Washington, D.C.
By Suzanne Featherston
Margo Cruz, Lauryn Jones and Mary Robinson at the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Image: Annie McGinnis | TEC
Youth Tour visitors in the office of U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas
2017 Youth Tour participants start their trip at the Texas Capitol.
Image: Taylor Montgomery | TEC
Ambika Kapil, Jaden Sawyers and Abhi Asokkumar from CoServ show off their Library of Congress cards.
Annette Calderon from Comanche EC with a George Washington re-enactor at Mount Vernon
Seeing the Lincoln Memorial was a powerful moment for Abigail Morales, inset, of Magic Valley EC. “When I was looking at the monument, I got so emotional. … I can’t believe it’s real,” she said.
Rep. Louie Gohmert of Tyler treated, from left, Josie Heflin from Upshur Rural EC, Creighton Rogers from Rusk County EC, and Jess Hill and Brianna Anding from Deep East Texas EC to an after-hours tour of the Capitol.
Ben Seago from Bryan Texas Utilities kneels at the grave of his great-grandfather at Arlington National Cemetery.
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From left, Bentley Harbison from South Plains EC, Chloe Hunt from Navasota Valley EC, Jordan Pyatt from Victoria EC and Jack Morgan from Medina EC participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
This article appeared in the October 2017 issue
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