And the winner is!!!!
Jellick Elementary students will join in on the election day activities with their very own presidential mock-debate in Rowland Heights
GATE students will play the roles of the Republican and Democratic presidential nominees as well as campaign managers, hosts and moderators. The big debate will begin 9:15 a.m. Tuesday on the playground.
Led by GATE teacher Tracy Do, 4th – 6th grade students have been preparing for weeks for this first-time school event. Student moderators will present questions to the candidates on a variety of different issues – education, economy and environment.
Roles Played by Student Team:
Senator John McCain: William Hua (6th)
Senator Barack Obama: Ajeet Bhatia (4th)
Senator Joe Biden: Kevin Choi (5th)
Governor Sarah Palin: Michael Phillips (6th)
Republican Campaign Managers: Winson Bi (5th) and Hannah Hernandez (6th)
Democratic Managers: Jious Mira and Luan Nguyen (both 5th)
Moderators: Diamond Casiano (5th) Javier Velasco (6th) Sean Alberto (6th)
Announcers/Hosts: Katreena Orquita (4th) and Flora Tan (4th)