Published: July 15, 2009
Special to The Vindicator
TOURISTS: Youngstown Christian School eighth-grade Eagles rested on the steps of a government building during a Christian Discoveries Tour of Washington May 20-24. The students are, first row (l to r): Allie Klump, Ryan Coyier, Ashley Davis, Anna Brown, Casha Moyer, Frankie Cox, Dameianna Armour and Jasmine Washington; second row; Natalie Hoelzel, Katina LaGamba, Cami Chickonoski, Natalie Pecchia, Christina Fortini, Kiley McIntyre, Kendra Allen, Amanda Hatfield, and Shannell Harris; third row: Bobby Houston, Jairus Pettis, Ryan Bush, Tremaine Thompson, Savannah Bodnar, Jonathan Stapels, Chase Miles, Terrance A. Tarver, Brittany Ward, Ryan Reyes, DeMario Hoyt, Chelsea Posterli and Ralynn Venable; fourth row; Katherine Harris, Anai’ Bennett, Emmett Underwood IV, Jordan Wilkins, Brian Perry, Zach Bell, and tour co-leader, Linda Demeny. Standing are Taylor Lombardi and Darleen Moulin, chaperones; Joanne Kalbasky, tour co-leader; and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-17th. Fundraisers by the students, scholarship donors and funds from philanthropist Wayland Russell financed the trip.