3rd Grade Class Presents "A Living Wax Museum - Honoring America's Heroes"
Mrs. Harper's 3rd grade class at Ramstein Intermediate School presented "A Living Wax Museum - Honoring America's Heroes." Students selected a hero, researched and wrote reports and dressed in costume. Museum visitors pushed a "button" and the wax figures came to life answering questions in character.
Barack Obama: When asked what accomplishment gave Barack Obama the greatest sense of pride? President Obama (Caden Green) answered: "The accomplishment that gives me the greatest sense of pride is obviously being the first, listen to me, the first African-American president!"
Benjamin Franklin: When asked what do you hope people will remember about you, Mr. Franklin? (Patrick Espinosa) answered: "What I hope people remember about me is how I made all those inventions to help people around the world such as the glass harmonica, bifocals, the Franklin stove and the lightening rod."
Neil Armstrong: Neil Armstrong (Elijah Garcia) advised children in school today "to never give up and have courage."
Paul Revere: Paul Revere (Lucas Garcia) said the greatest challenge he faced was fighting in the Revolutionary War. "How I dealt with it? Keep fighting!"
Eleanor Roosevelt: Eleanor Roosevelt (Zoe Flaig) wished she had accomplished helping the world more with peace, justice and good health care.
George S. Patton: When asked the advice he would give children, George S. Patton (Matthew Vernon) said, "if I really think about it, it would be to stay alert and research history so it doesn't repeat itself."
Orville Wright: Mr. Orville Wright (Miley Walls) wished (s)he could have accomplished making more planes with his brother, Wilbur.
All photos courtesy of Mrs. April Harper.