A Frankfort man who teaches in Lexington will travel to Washington, D.C., in July for a weeklong educational experience.
Delvin Azofeifa, who teaches at Martin Luther King Jr. Academy for Excellence and resides in Frankfort, is one of two Lexington teachers chosen for the White House History Teacher Institute. The program, which selected 30 teachers this year, is sponsored by the White House Historical Association, according to a press release.
During the July seminar, teachers will "be immersed in White House history, learning topics that include the construction and expansion of the White House, the evolving role of the First Lady, the art of diplomacy in the Executive Branch and the role of the White House as a living museum for the American people," a press release said. The group will get exclusive visits to historic sites and hear from White House historians and former staff.
The teachers were selected from a pool of applicants from more than 30 states, Washington, D.C., and France. The group represents elementary, middle and high schools.