DeMatha students participate in school’s first ‘Road to Civil Rights’ traveling summer course

For 11 DeMatha Catholic High School juniors and seniors, summer school took on a different meaning as they participated in a weeklong course that focused on important civil rights landmarks in five cities across nine states and encompassing more than 2,000 miles.

This past June, the Trinitarian-sponsored high school for boys in Hyattsville, Maryland offered its first ever “Road to Civil Rights” summer course. The goal of the course was to help students experience first-hand what they have read about or studied in their classes.

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