PLYMOUTH, WI (WHBL) - Twenty one 4th and 6th grade students of the Plymouth Safety Patrol recently toured Washington D.C. The group, which was comprised of students from Horizon Elementary School, Parkview Elementary School, Fairview Elementary School, St. John the Baptist Catholic School and St. John’s Lutheran School were accompanied by parents along with Officer Todd Kronberg and Kathy Halloran of the Plymouth Police Department.
The Safety Patrol was also chosen to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. An essay contest was held by the Plymouth Police Department to select the four wreath layers who were Riley Huibregtse, Anna Brink, Ian Struve and Chloe Nicolaus. The Washington D. C. Safety Patrol trip is funded 100% by it participants and donations that are made to their group. Students participate in 3 fundraisers to raise the money they need to cover the cost of their trip. A generous donation was also made by the Walmart Foundation to offset the cost of the trip.