9.08.2006

Elmhurst & Paul Harding Join Virtual Town Hall with Fort Wayne Mayor

Students from Elmhurst High School and Paul Harding High School joined IPFW and ACELINK on Friday, Sept. 8 for the first monthly Virtual Town Hall Meeting this year. Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard was the featured elected official, and he spoke with students in this live, two-way interactive event. Andy Downs, executive director of IPFW's Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics, was the moderator of the event. Participating teachers included Matt Mertes, Greg Daugherty, and Doug Ahr from Elmhurst. Ms. Molly Baumert, from Paul Harding, also participated.

The next Virtual Town Hall Meeting will be the 2nd Friday in October, featuring candidates for the Allen County Sheriff's race. For more information, contact ACELINK at 481-0747 or schaufes@ipfw.edu. This event is open to any school with IP videoconferencing capability.

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