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ACGC 9th grader Sam Ammermann, right, plays the part of King Samuel from the Kingdom of Ammermann Friday afternoon as Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Paul H. Anderson demonstrates the danger of absolute power and the power of democracy and freedom. Anderson was invited to speak to the students by ACGC civic teacher Theresa Nelson. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

ACGC students jostle for power with state Supreme Court Justice


GROVE CITY -- Imagine a game of basketball where a ball is power and three players -- the legislative, executive and judicial branches -- are jostling under the net for the rebound.

That role-play drama was acted out Friday afternoon with ACGC ninth graders Logan Jacobs and Erica Melbie bumping shoulders and elbows with Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Paul Anderson.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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