Ponaganset Students Visit Capitol Hill

Ponaganset Students Visit Capitol Hill
Posted on 02/16/2017

Ponaganset was recognized by Special Olympics RI as a Unified Champion School.  For Capitol Hill Day, students Leeann Phillips and Sarah Charbonneau along with teacher Jennifer Paolantonio, were selected to represent Special Olympics RI and travel to Washington D.C.  During their trip, they helped emphasize the importance Unified Sports holds for all students.  They spread the message of inclusion and acceptance in the high school atmosphere.  During this trip, they were able to meet with Congressman David Cicilline, Chief Executive Officer Rhode Island Special Olympics, Dennis DeJesus and new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

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