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Barksdale Elementary School students learn about government from officials

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Students at Barksdale Elementary School prepared for this week’s Social Studies test, but aside from hitting the books, they were taught by several officials in local government.

Captain Jesse Reynolds of the MCSO introduced Clarksville City Mayor Kim McMillan, Montgomery County Director of Administration Phil Harpel, Circuit Judge Ross Hicks, Assistant District Attorney Daniel Stephenson, Attorney Michael Pugh, K-9 Deputy Kelley Potter along with K-9 Mali and Deputy Tim Harp of the bomb squad.

Deputy Tim Harp introduces Barksdale students to the bomb robot.

Deputy Tim Harp introduces Barksdale students to the bomb robot.

Students heard several of their vocabulary words, including Governor, candidate and more while also getting to ask questions of the officials.

The most popular segments among the kids, eliciting “oohs” and “aws” were when K-9 Mali made an appearance, and when Harp introduced them to the bomb robot.

Captain Jesse Reynolds (right) introduces K-9 Deputy Kelley Potter and service dog Mali.

Captain Jesse Reynolds (right) introduces K-9 Deputy Kelley Potter and service dog Mali.


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