World War II Veterans to Connect With Fifth Graders at Mohawk Intermediate Center

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- A fifth grade gifted class in Park Forest-Chicago Heights School District 163 will have the opportunity to connect with World War II veterans in an activity that culminates their studies of World War II in Europe.

The students will interview 11 World War II veterans (some of whom are over 90-years-old) about the war when the veterans visit the school, Mohawk Intermediate Center, 301 Mohawk, Park Forest, at 10 a.m. on May 26. Luncheon will follow.

The interviews will be taped so that they may be shared with classmates next year for Veterans Day studies. One of the veterans lives in Michigan and will be interviewed via distance learning equipment that the district has.