We also visited the engraving of Manuel Louis Font, a Summit soldier who was killed within the first three weeks of arriving at the Vietnam War. Our thoughts still go out to his family.
From there we went to the White House, and then to the International Spy Museum. Overall, this trip was filled with exciting experiences, and lessons that I will carry with me forever.
Julia Szynal is an Eighth Grader at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School (LCJSMS), one of 324 students -- along with 36 teachers and administrators -- that traveled to Washington. DC, for the annual LCJSMS trip to the nation's capital.
Julia supplied first-hand accounts of their experiences as they, together, saw and learned more about the nation and its history.