Each year, eighth-grade members of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at Thomas County Middle School are rewarded for their hard work in middle school by having the opportunity to travel to the nation’s capital for a week in April. Thirty-nine members of the NJHS, along with three chaperones, toured Washington, D. C. April 22-26. Charla Floyd, MERIT Georgia Studies teacher, Meggin Nix, middle school teacher, and Jeff Brinson, resource officer at Cross Creek Elementary, chaperoned the group. The eighth-graders visited sites such as the Holocaust Museum, the Smithsonian Museums, the National Zoo, Ford’s Theater, Mount Vernon, the National Archives, the Library of Congress, and Arlington National Cemetery.
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