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Boy Scout Troop 463 Honored by GA House of Representatives

Mar 25, 2015 | Middle School News, Uncategorized, Upper School News

Boy Scout Troop 463 visited the State Capitol in Atlanta on Monday, March 23, where they were honored by the Georgia House of Representatives. House Resolution (HR) 604 honors Troop 463 and Sandy Springs United Methodist Church (SSUMC) on the Troop’s 50th Anniversary.
All scouts, scouters, parents, grandparents and alumni were invited to attend.
The resolution was introduced in the Georgia House of Representatives on Monday, March 9, 2015. The sponsors of the Resolution are Sandy Springs Representatives Wendell Willard and Joe Wilkinson and Mike Jacobs of Brookhaven and Matt Dollar of Marietta. Read the Resolution.
MVPS Scouts State House March 2015 (1)Diego Ruiz, Ricardo Ruiz, Jack McGuire, Stephen Mosely, Jacob Buck, Connor Hughes, Steven Butz, Daniel Ward, & James McGuire
Sophomore Jacob Buck says of his experience, “Though we were only in the House of Representatives chamber for a short time, we mainly heard them discussing and voting on whether or not to table a bill. However, while we were waiting for the session to conclude to get pictures with some of our representatives, there was a protest on the south staircase inside the building about education. We were privileged to meet Sam Olens, Attorney General for the State of Georgia, which was an amazing experience. He told us what being the Attorney General actually means and about his many responsibilities and the people he represents. The building is incredibly special because it is one of the oldest buildings in the city, and still shines as an architectural gem in the middle of downtown Atlanta.”
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