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Close Up

A group of Carter County High School students recently traveled to Washington D.C. through Close Up. The Close Up Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan civic education organization in Washington, D.C. Established in 1971, Close Up offers programming to educate and encourage young people to participate in their civic affairs and government.

Locally, CCHS students have been taking part in Close Up semi-regularly for several years. Often the participating students, juniors and seniors, raise funding year-round in order to be able to take the once-in-a-lifetime trip.

This year's group had a chanc...


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