Field trips give VAMPY students real world experiences

by Brook Joyner and Sam Oldenburg
Brother Maurice gives Humanities students a tour of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad, Ind. Monday, July 3. Students learned about the history of the monastery as well as the lifestyle of a monk. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Brother Maurice gives Humanities students a tour of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad, Ind. Monday, July 3. Students learned about the history of the monastery as well as the lifestyle of a monk. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Elias Smith (from left) of Somerset, Martha Popescu of Hanson, and Emma Poole of Central City read a copy of the Quran at the Muslim American Cultural Center in Nashville Tuesday, July 11. Arabic students also listened to a presentation about Islam from one of the mosque leaders. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Elias Smith (from left) of Somerset, Martha Popescu of Hanson, and Emma Poole of Central City read a copy of the Quran at the Muslim American Cultural Center in Nashville Tuesday, July 11. Arabic students also listened to a presentation about Islam from one of the mosque leaders. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Alice Whitaker of Bowling Green lights a candle at the altar of Monte Cassino Shrine during a Humanities field trip to St. Meinrad, Ind. Monday, July 3. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Alice Whitaker of Bowling Green lights a candle at the altar of Monte Cassino Shrine during a Humanities field trip to St. Meinrad, Ind. Monday, July 3. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Pop Culture students listen to Naomi Desrosiers of Bowling Green give her presentation on a Jazz Bowl by Viktor Schreckengost at the American History Smithsonian Museum Thursday, July 6. Students met with a curator for the museum to find out more about his job and the American Stories exhibit. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Pop Culture students listen to Naomi Desrosiers of Bowling Green give her presentation on a Jazz Bowl by Viktor Schreckengost at the American History Smithsonian Museum Thursday, July 6. Students met with a curator for the museum to find out more about his job and the American Stories exhibit. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Maggie Kite of Jonesborough, Tenn. takes a picture of the Washington Monument during the Washington D.C. field trip Thursday, July 6. Students then went on a walking tour to see a variety of famous monuments. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Maggie Kite of Jonesborough, Tenn. takes a picture of the Washington Monument during the Washington D.C. field trip Thursday, July 6. Students then went on a walking tour to see a variety of famous monuments. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Jentry Bowles (left) of Hardyville and Kaelan Davis of Louisville look at the altar of the Monte Cassino Shrine during a Humanities field trip Monday, July 3. Students also visited the nearby monastery, Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad, Ind. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Jentry Bowles (left) of Hardyville and Kaelan Davis of Louisville look at the altar of the Monte Cassino Shrine during a Humanities field trip Monday, July 3. Students also visited the nearby monastery, Saint Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad, Ind. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Blake Johnson of Madisonville gives a presentation on Muhammad Ali's boxing gloves at the American History Museum in Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. Each student in the Pop Culture class selected one artifact in the American Stories exhibit and wrote a short research paper on it. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Blake Johnson of Madisonville gives a presentation on Muhammad Ali’s boxing gloves at the American History Museum in Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. Each student in the Pop Culture class selected one artifact in the American Stories exhibit and wrote a short research paper on it. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Dawson Wilcox of Greenville, Ala., looks around Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol during a tour with his Presidential Politics classmates on a field trop to Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Dawson Wilcox of Greenville, Ala., looks around Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol during a tour with his Presidential Politics classmates on a field trop to Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Emma Simpson of Bowling Green takes a selfie at the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. The Pop Culture class spent their day in D.C. visiting Smithsonian Museums and going on a walking tour of famous monuments. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Emma Simpson of Bowling Green takes a selfie at the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. The Pop Culture class spent their day in D.C. visiting Smithsonian Museums and going on a walking tour of famous monuments. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Kamrin Green of Bowling Green sits in the lobby of the Muslim American Cultural Center in Nashville Tuesday, July 11. Students had the opportunity to practice their Arabic as well as learn new words and phrases during their field trip. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Kamrin Green of Bowling Green sits in the lobby of the Muslim American Cultural Center in Nashville Tuesday, July 11. Students had the opportunity to practice their Arabic as well as learn new words and phrases during their field trip. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Nazi Germany and the Holocaust teacher Ron Skillern talks to students about the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. Ron lead classes on a walking tour of the Korean War, Vietnam War, World War II, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther King Jr. monuments. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Nazi Germany and the Holocaust teacher Ron Skillern talks to students about the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. Ron lead classes on a walking tour of the Korean War, Vietnam War, World War II, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther King Jr. monuments. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Tasia Cole of Louisville takes a picture of the rotunda in the United States Capitol during a tour with her Presidential Politics classmates on a field trop to Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Tasia Cole of Louisville takes a picture of the rotunda in the United States Capitol during a tour with her Presidential Politics classmates on a field trip to Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Arabic teacher Lhousseine Guerwane (left) and Zoe Ward of Frankfort wait in line to buy food at an international market in Nashville Tuesday, July 11. The class then had the opportunity to try new foods at an Arabic restaurant. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Arabic teacher Lhousseine Guerwane (left) and Zoe Ward of Frankfort wait in line to buy food at an international market in Nashville Tuesday, July 11. The class then had the opportunity to try new foods at an Arabic restaurant. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Sarah Ball (left) from Louisville, Maddie Hall from The Plains, Ohio, and other students try to take a selfie that gives the illusion of touching the Washington Monument during a field trip to Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Sarah Ball (left) from Louisville, Maddie Hall from The Plains, Ohio, and other students try to take a selfie that gives the illusion of touching the Washington Monument during a field trip to Washington D.C. Thursday, July 6. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
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