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History on display at Mars Area Elementary School

Tynan Malloy portrays Abraham Lincoln during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle

Parents and family members watched on as third graders in Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas’ classrooms at Mars Area Elementary School delivered lively presentations Friday, Feb.23.

Students took part in a walkable wax museum, dressing up as presidents and first ladies from the country’s inception to the present day. Prior to the activity, students had researched and written a report on their historic figure of choice.

Lilian Reddinger portrays Hillary Clinton during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle
Conor Hoover portrays James Madison during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle
Audrey Fellers portrays Jaqueline Kennedy during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle
Dexton Celender portrays George Washington during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle
Conor Hoover portrays James Madison during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle
Tanner McKenna portrays Joe Biden during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle
Ryan Stahurski portrays Donald Trump during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle
Nathaniel Salicce and Penelope Papapetropoulos portray Ronald and Nancy Reagan during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle
Penelope Papapetropoulos portrays Nancy Reagan during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle
Audrey Fellers portrays Jaqueline Kennedy during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle
Audrey Fellers portrays Jaqueline Kennedy during "Our Wax Museum of Presidents & First Ladies," presented by the third-grade classes of Jennifer McClelland and Kim Thomas at Mars Area Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 23. Morgan Phillips/Butler Eagle

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