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I had the privilege of chaperoning the HMK Elementary fifth-grade traveling classroom to Boston, Mass., in early May. This was the trip of a lifetime for 40 students and 18 adult chaperones.

It was an amazing opportunity to experience early American history first-hand. We saw the sacrifice and hardship that went into settling our great country and it instilled a sense of pride for the foundation our country is set upon.

I cannot say enough good things about the children we accompanied on this trip! We were constantly complimented on how well mannered they were, and we were invited back by every place we visited.

This trip would not be possible without the help of our generous community. A big thank you to everyone who supported these children! Also, thank you to Jamie Carter and Kathryn Jackson, without their vision, hard work and organization this trip would never have become a reality.

The memories created on this trip will not soon be forgotten, and I feel so grateful to have been a part of it.

—Kelly Packard


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