VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - A Lowndes High School student had a rare opportunity to represent his school, and to delve into the world of politics in Washington.
Spencer Pipkin represented Lowndes County at Boys Nation over the summer. The program is a hands on approach to learning about the government and how it functions.
Pipkin says it helped prepare him for a career in politics.
"I love anything to do with politics. So being involved in a political party that we can actually make our on planks and make our own policy was such a great experience for me," Pipkin said.
Pipkin says his biggest honor was being chosen to lay a wreath on the tomb of the unknowns while he was there.