St. Charles Borromeo field trip

Published 12:00 am Saturday, January 4, 2014

Forty-three students from St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan recently visited the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge – Medal of Honors Grove during their annual history trip. Led by Lisa Benoit, middle school social studies teacher and middle school coordinator, the Philadelphia trip served as a hands-on learning experience to the social studies curriculum. The tour featured a visit to the Liberty Bell Pavilion, Independence Hall, Franklin’s Post Office, Constitution Center, Philadelphia Art Museum, the home of Betsy Ross and the Battlefield of Gettysburg. Students spent the year before learning about the upcoming trip by research and monthly projects. Pictured at the George Washington are (front row, left to right) Michael Duhe, Emma Vitrano, Natalie Gilmore, Nicole Gilmore, Noelle Kelley, Caroline Roberts, Margaret Bordelon, Jordyn Brown, Caroline Payne, Rachael Melancon and Morgan Rigby; (second row, left to right) Nicholas Lacour, Ethan Headings, Jason Bosco, Nicholas Forest, Elizabeth Kelley, Macy Champagne, Meredyth Buisson, Grace Galey, Seth Smith, Katie Cannon, Joe Delaney and Lindsey Crouchet; and (back row, left to right) Jayce Brown, Katherine Poirier, Reagan Woulfe, Ashley Payne, Isabelle Chaisson, Abby Bryant, Ayme Melancon, Brittany Beba, Kassidy Meredith, Rachel Duffy, Colby Merrett, Tom Arseneaux, Alan Nguyen, Justin Rigby, Kyia Rubin, Dailyn Jackson, Hope Tobin, Lexie Riviere, Stephanie Mayberry and Noah Hymel.