Tucker Wilkinson and Will Thacker, two fifth grade students at Montgomery Catholic’s St. Bede Campus, opened the general session of the House of Representatives with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance on Tuesday, March 4, 2008. Will and Tucker were the guest of Representative Locy Baker of Abbeville.
“Getting to be on the floor of the House of Representatives and to meet so many important people was really exciting!” said Will Thacker and Tucker Wilkinson. “I wasn’t nervous at all. It was a lot of fun,” added Tucker.
Tucker Wilkinson is the son of Brett and Lesley Wilkinson. Will Thacker is the son of Billy and Lynda Thacker.
Pictured: Tucker Wilkinson and Will Thacker in the House of Representative chambers.