Kevin Lauderbaugh, 12, of Bemidji, traveled to Washington, D.C., Jan. 17 to attend the Junior Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference as a Junior Inaugural Scholar. In front of him are memorabilia from his trip. Pioneer Photo/Eric Stromgren
Obama Inauguration: Washington visit proves exciting
As President Barack Obama took the oath of office Tuesday, 12-year-old Kevin Lauderbaugh of Bemidji stood a couple of miles away, sharing the moment with crowds of people.
The Bemidji Middle School seventh-grader traveled to the nation's capital Jan. 17 to attend the Junior Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference as a Junior Inaugural Scholar.
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