Taking an active role in history

Apprentices at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village include first row (l-r): Jonathan Webster, Annabelle Branch, Allie Brooks, and Savannah King. Second row (l-r): Sara Auger, Betsy Rakestraw, Emily Walker, Lindsay O'Quinn and Kaycee Aultman. Third row (l-r): Elizah Huff, Zach Golden, Karmen Tovar, Katy Johnson, and Mikayla Robinson. / ABAC

From learning to crochet to exploring the intricacies of the print shop, twenty young people had the time of their lives this summer as a part of the Museum Apprentice volunteer program at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

Lynn McDonald, the Museum's Volunteer Coordinator, said the program offers 13-18 year-olds in the Tifton area an opportunity to learn about history, gain work experience, and prepare to take an active role in volunteering at the museum.

First time apprentices were Allie Brooks, Colton Gibbs, Zach Golden, Savannah King, Lindsey O'Quinn, Betsey Rakestraw, Mikayla Robinson, Karmen Tovar, Emily Walker, and Jonathan Webster. Returning for the second year of the program were Sara Auger, Kaycee Aultman, Annabelle Branch, Alana Griffin, Justin Harper, Elizah Huff, Ashley Jensen, Katy Johnson, Michaela Lubbers and Annabelle McEachin.

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