Port Angeles high school students testify before Capital Budget committee in Olympia

“Port Angles High School students Ali Baccus, Hollund Bailey, Abby Sanders and Hailey Robinson, along with School Board Director Cindy Kelly and PAHS teacher Pam Helpenstell, traveled to Olympia on Monday, February 19 to testify before the House Capital Budget Committee regarding the need for additional state funds for school construction (SCAP).

After the students’ completed their testimony, Representative Steve Tharinger and others came out to congratulate them. Typically, only adults come to testify on these bills.   When students began their testimonies, the House committee members stopped their electronic deceives and listened more attentively.”

Watch their testimony