By Branden Ferguson, Multimedia Video Journalist - bio | email
Van Vert, OH -
Ceci Wiselogel illustrated patriotism to local middle school students, using symbols such as Uncle Sam, the bald eagle and Abraham Lincoln. For many of the students, it was an interactive learning experience, outside of the classroom.
The program teaches those in attendance of the history behind the stories told in textbooks, while talking about historical references people are familiar with. Jim Rigdon was in attendance with foreign exchange student Mahoe. Rigdon was excited to share American history and his love for America.
After making more than 9,000 speeches to a variety of people, teaching today's young minds never gets old for Wiselogel.
Students also took the time to sing several patriotic songs including "The Star Spangled Banner," and "America the Beautiful," before being dismissed back to the classroom.