Taylor High School Students Meet Candidates

Posted On January 02, 2012
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Taylor High School students pose for a photo

with Newt Gingrich in Iowa.



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(Ames, Iowa) – A group of tri-state high school students are in Iowa, meeting candidates in this week’s Iowa caucuses. 


The Taylor High School students are meeting Republican candidates prior to Tuesday’s primary which plays a major role in determining who the party nominee for president will be. 


The 44 juniors and seniors are making the five-day trip as part of their Advanced Placement government classes with teachers Michael Voynovich and Mandy Bowen.


So far, they have rubbed elbows with former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. 


The students also planning meet-and-greets with Mitt Romney and Ron Paul before attending a caucus on Election Day Tuesday. 


You can follow the students’ trip on their blog.