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U.S. Congressman David Young Visits Southview

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Southview eighth graders had the opportunity to meet and speak with U.S. Congressman David Young during his recent visit to the middle school.
 
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Damion Sik, eighth grade, asks Representative Young a question during his recent visit to Southview Middle School. (View Larger)
 
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Lydia Clymer, eighth grade, asks Representative Young a question during his recent visit to Southview Middle School.
 
ANKENY, Iowa (April 28, 2016) - Southview eighth graders had the opportunity to meet and speak with U.S. Congressman David Young during his recent visit to the middle school.  The Congressman reached out to the students after hearing of their interest in current events.
 
In class, eighth graders have studied historical and current immigration issues and the refugee crisis in Syria. Students were encouraged to reach out to their congressional representatives to share their thoughts on these issues.  After receiving some of the students' letters, Representative Young took a particular interest in wanting to meet the Southview students.  During his visit, the Congressman spoke about various topics and  personally responded to students' questions.