Berean Christian School Students Encounter Snow In Washington, D.C.

A group of 22 students and three chaperones from Berean Christian School traveled to Washington, D.C., in March for the annual educational tour offered to 11th-grade students.

Students and chaperones watched the weather ahead of time and knew to expect cold conditions with possible snow in the forecast.

On the second day of the five-day trip, snow covered the ground, which consequently, put a halt to most activity in the nation’s capital. As the group made its way in the snow from the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, they stumbled upon and participated in a snowball fight on the mall that included about 150 college students. Joseph Hendricks, an 11th-grade student at BCS said, “The snowball fight was the most exhilarating part of the trip!”

The most meaningful part of the trip was meeting and speaking with Congressman Tom Rooney (R-District 17).

Rooney encouraged students to work toward reaching goals instead of just giving up saying, “I can’t.”

Touring the U.S. Capitol and viewing the House of Representatives gave the students a real sense of the day-to-day functions of the government.

The chaperones always appreciate Rooney taking time out of his day to meet with the students.

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ABOVE: Berean students in the snow in front of the Washington Monument.