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Shockley goes to Washington

Modified: Wednesday, Mar 27th, 2013

President Barack Obama speaks to a group of students in the U.S. Senate Youth Program, among them Wheatland High School student Tyler Shockley. Shockley spent time in Washington, D.C. recently, taking in history, national government in action and insights from all around the country. Courtesy Photo.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More often than not, high school students’ reputations are negative rather than positive. However, Wheatland High School has a student body president that is the ultimate example of positive leadership. Tyler Shockley, son of county commissioner Steve Shockley and Missy Shockley, is a young man worthy of honors, one that he recently enjoyed.

WHS social studies teacher Susie Schomburg introduced Shockley to the U.S. Senate Youth Program created by a Senate resolution making it publicly sponsored. However, it is paid for by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation making it privately funded—no charge to taxpayers.

For the complete article see the 03-27-2013 issue.

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