Voter Awareness Rally Planned at Veterans High School | Politics
HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – Veterans High School is hosting an event to raise awareness about the importance of voting. On Oct. 4, 2012, the National English Honor Society and Rho Kappa, the Social Studies Honor Society, are teaming up to lead a voter awareness rally in the Veterans High cafeteria beginning at 8:00 a.m. Board of Education Social Studies Coordinator Pam Knauer, Veterans High Principal Dr. Lionel Brown and Veterans High Social Studies Department Chair David Shepherd will speak on civic duty. In addition there will be a mock election, various school group performances, trivia and concessions.
Media Specialist David Bailey will register students and faculty to vote. The registration deadline for this Nov. 6, election is Oct. 9.
Below is a schedule of events:
· 8:00 - 8:15 a.m., Welcome
· 8:15 - 8:30 a.m., Chorus performance
· 8:30 - 8:45 a.m., Coach Shepherd
· 8:45 - 9:00 a.m., Mock campaign and speeches
· 9:00 - 9:15 a.m., Dr. Brown
· 9:15 - 9:45 a.m., Mrs. Knauer interactive discussion
· 9:45 - 10:00 a.m., Mock campaign and speeches
· 10:00 - 10:15 a.m., Cheer presentation
· 10:15 - 10:30 a.m., Announcements for winner of mock campaign, celebration.
Veterans High School is located at 340 Piney Grove Road in Kathleen. For more information, please call the school at 478-218-7537.