PITTSBURG, Kansas. – Six Kansas high school journalists who published a story that led to the dismissal of their new school principal will be special guests at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
The Pittsburgh High School students and their teacher, Emily Smith, will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the April 29 dinner in Washington, D. C., with thanks to the Huffington Post.
The group national news after a story published last month in the student newspaper questioning the credentials of Amy Robertson, who was hired to be the principal at the school. The questions that ultimately led Robertson to resign.
Pittsburg Superintendent Destry Brown told the Pittsburg Morning Sun (http://bit.ly/2o3IAaJ he is enthusiastic, the students receive a “once in a lifetime” experience.
The students are in Washington from April 28 to April 30.
Information from: The (Pittsburg, Kansas) morning Sun, http://www.morningsun.net