NORTH BEND, Ohio – A lucky group of Taylor High School students is embarking on the trip of a lifetime beginning early Thursday morning.
Fifty-five AP students and nine faculty members will head to our nation’s capitol at 7:30 a.m. so they can participate in President Barack Obama’s inaugural activities
"You have science labs and you have political science labs and there's no better lab than Washington D.C.,” AP government teacher Michael Voynovich said.
Many of the students also journeyed to Iowa last year when they were juniors for the presidential caucuses, so they plan on rounding out their journey next week. Students and staff members say they are thankful the school district has provided them with such rare opportunities.
"It's really amazing. I have a lot of friends in different schools and they take AP history -- none of them take trips, especially out of state like this to Iowa and D.C.,” said Jacob Webb, a Taylor High School senior.
Each student raised $450 for the five-night, four-day trip to D.C.
The group has even purchased Taylor High School gold beanies to wear during their trip to show pride for the school.
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