Second Graders at Owens Primary Learn About Government from School Alumnus

May 5, 2016 – From hearing about the different levels of government, to naming the President and First Lady of the United States, second graders at Owens Primary School had the opportunity to talk politics first-hand with a political professional. Michael Bowers, Senior District Representative for California State Senator Andy Vidak, visited the school to share with current students his journey to where he is today in his professional career.

Bowers was invited by second grade teacher Ms. Amal Boland, who was once his teacher at Owens Primary. The students who answered political trivia correctly were treated to pocket size copies of the U.S. Constitution and gift cards to McDonald’s. Bowers plans to continue to be a guest speaker at his BCSD alma mater.

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