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Capitol Forum allows students to explore foreign policy

 

Nebraska Capitol Forum on America’s Future allows high school classes to study U.S. foreign policy issues. As part of the program, more than 100 students attended a daylong event at the State Capitol to consider the subject. The students attending the event were there as class representatives. Capitol Forum is sponsored by the Nebraska Humanities Council and Secretary Gale. Pictured is Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy addressing the students in the Warner Chamber.

Nebraska Capitol Forum on America’s Future allows high school classes to study U.S. foreign policy issues. As part of the program, more than 100 students attended a daylong event at the State Capitol to consider the subject. The students attending the event were there as class representatives. Capitol Forum is sponsored by the Nebraska Humanities Council and Secretary Gale. Pictured is Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy addressing the students in the Warner Chamber.



Among those participating in the event were (from left) Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy, Secretary Gale, Capitol Forum lead teacher Dennis Fornander of North Platte and Chris Sommerich of the Nebraska Humanities Council.

Among those participating in the event were (from left) Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy, Secretary Gale, Capitol Forum lead teacher Dennis Fornander of North Platte and Chris Sommerich of the Nebraska Humanities Council.



Students review posters on international issues created by participating schools.

Students review posters on international issues created by participating schools.



Secretary Gale talks with students during the event’s luncheon.

Secretary Gale talks with students during the event’s luncheon.



Members of Nebraska’s congressional delegation participated in the event, answering questions from the students. Reps. Jeff Fortenberry and Lee Terry participated in person, and Rep. Adrian Smith participated via video conferencing. Pictured are (from left) Fortenberry and Terry.

Members of Nebraska’s congressional delegation participated in the event, answering questions from the students. Reps. Jeff Fortenberry and Lee Terry participated in person, and Rep. Adrian Smith participated via video conferencing. Pictured are (from left) Fortenberry and Terry.