Sixth grade students visit the Oklahoma State Capitol
May 12, 2017
Burlington sixth graders got the pleasure of traveling to the state capitol on Tuesday, May 9. They met with former sixth grade teacher Terry Pederson, whose husband is now a state senator. She was kind enough to get the students introduced in both the house and senate sessions. The students met Sen. Roland Pederson and Rep. Carl Newton. They were shown both the state lounge and the Senate lounge and felt very special. Some mentioned they could just lie down and take a nap.
After lunch on the lawn, Pederson game them a tour of the capitol. They saw the governor's office, along with the Hall...