Archive for May 11, 2010
U.S. Rep. John Lewis met with students from Parks Middle School to discuss the civil rights movement, politics and the importance of technology education. Teacher Jocelyn Johnson invited the congressman to speak to her students because of the year-long relationship between Lewis and the students. The students and Johnson were overjoyed to have a visit with one of the most beloved civil rights and political leaders. During the visit the congressman showed excitement toward viewing a reenactment of his life as a young farmer, college student, protestor and congressman. The students listened attentively as Lewis delve through stories about the social issues, politics and education.