By Taylor Mayron, Intern for Senator Ben McAdams
Today, the State Senate received a visit from Hawthorne Elementary School’s first graders. After a tour of the Capitol, Senator McAdams formally recognized the schoolchildren, and I had the privilege of answering some very important questions for them before their departure.
Ms. Misty Clark, the first grade teacher, should be strongly commended for engaging her students in an early civic education. In the words of Thomas Jefferson, “[a]n informed citizenry is the bulwark of a democracy…”