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Colonial Day



CUTLINE: Senator Brenda Stanley (R-Oklahoma City) joined Midwest City’s Ridgecrest Elementary School principal, Donna Collier (far left) and Ridgecrest fifth grade teachers Kathy Gentry (middle left) and Michael Henson (right) in celebration of Colonial Day at the State Capitol February 8. Gentry and Henson accompanied their 5th grade students to the event in celebration of Colonial history. Colonial Day at the Capitol brings Colonial American history to life for fifth-grade students, as they dress in Colonial-period clothing, meet with historical character interpreters and participate in teacher-led interactive sessions.