By Dave Taylor
After long, grueling campaigns, Hancock County Middle School eighth-graders decided Wednesday who will be their principal for a day and superintendent for a day.
Pairs of students from each of Josh Roberts’ seven eight-grade social studies classes were chosen to run for the positions, to mount campaigns and choose platforms as part of a lesson on how elections work. The platforms the candidates ran on ranged from simple to complex and dealt with topics as serious as taxes and as minor – or serious depending on who you are – as toilet paper.
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