Casey Krofcheck, a Weir Middle School student, will participate in a People to People World Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C.
Along with students from around the world, Krofcheck will tour the Library of
Congress, Supreme Court and the Capitol. The group also will visit Arlington
Cemetery, including the Tomb of the Unknowns and President John F. Kennedy's
grave site, before attending an embassy dinner.
The group will then travel to Philadelphia, where they will study at the
National Constitution Center, then to New York City, where they will have a
private tour of the United Nations and visit Times Square, Lower Manhattan,
Statue of Liberty, Sept. 11, 2001, Memorial and Rockefeller Center. The group
will then return to Washington, D.C., where they will visit George Washington's
Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens.
The program will examine how leaders throughout history have handled world
events and include hands-on activities, professional speakers, small-group
workshops and visits to memorials, museums and monuments.
"I am excited to study and learn more of the history of our country," said
"I am also looking forward to meeting and becoming friends with students from
other countries. I do my best and study hard. I am honored I was nominated and
chosen to participate in a People to People World Leadership Forum."
The forum offers specialized educational, leadership and cultural
From The Weirton Daily Times
If you'd like to help him make this trip, use the Bob Evans Community Fundraiser Slip below: