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FTHS Senior Selected for Close Up Washington D.C. Program

Tyler DouglasFreehold Township High School's Tyler Douglas was selected to participate in the engaging Close Up Washington D.C. Program. 

Johnson & Johnson is sponsoring 12 students - one from each of New Jersey's 12 congressional districts to participate in this program. Tyler will be representing the 4th Congressional District. 

During the program, Tyler and others will travel to Washington, D.C., conduct study visits throughout the Nation's Capital, participate in discussions alongside peers from around the country, and debate pressing issues facing our nation in a mock congress. Close Up Washington D.C. is an issue-centric, nonpartisan curriculum that gives participants a deeper understanding of history, government institutions, current issues, and the role of citizens. The program aims to inspire every person to find their voice and help young people develop critical skills for tackling the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.