Students Invited To Tour Ireland In June

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Students interested in participating in a nine-day tour of Ireland in June are invited to attend a meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow (Wednesday) in the community room at Gila Community College.

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A group of Payson High School students, escorted by Kathleen Alexander-Young, say one of the most memorable stops on their journey through Europe last summer was the Piazza de Michelangelo that overlooks the city of Florence.

Payson High School social studies teacher Kathleen Alexander-Young, who will chaperone the trip, will host the informational meeting.

Last summer, Alexander-Young and a contingent of 11 students participated in an educational tour of Europe.

The group traveled to Milan, Verona, Venice, Florence and Pisa in Italy. The students also visited Nice and Cannes in the French Riviera and spent several days exploring the wonders of Paris. According to Alexander-Young, one of the most memorable stops was the Piazza de Michelangelo that overlooks the art-rich Renaissance city of Florence.

The trip afforded the students the hands-on opportunity to see many of the historical sites they had read about and studied in world history classes.

Information on the upcoming trip to Ireland can also be found at www.explorica.com. Once there, enter Tourcenter Alexander-Young 5566.

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