CARDINGTON — A bus with 69 Cardington-Lincoln eighth grade students accompanied by 17 adults and eight staff members left on May 9 enroute for the annual visit to Washington, D.C.
The trip was highlighted as it has been in the past, with the placing of wreaths, one at the Vietnam Wall and one at the World War II Memorial and a visit to Arlington Cemetery.
The first wreath was hand crafted as it has been for several years, by Shirley Dendinger, of Edison, a member of Jenkins-Vaughn Auxiliary Unit 97, Cardington. It was placed by Brooklynn Clapham, Caitlynn Berthold and Shaylynn Morris-Montgomery.
The second wreath was provided by Son Tours, Inc. the group’s tour company and was placed by Elizabeth Hardwick and Dana Bertke.
Other highlights of the four day trip included tours of the Air and Space Museum, National Catherdal, Mount Vernon, the Jefferson, Martin Luther King, and FDR Memorials and Kennedy Center Rooftop, Library of Congress and the U S Capitol. They also visited the National Zoo and the National Cathedral.
Co-advisers of the trip were Donna Kill and Troy King. They arrived home May 12.