Students in Laurie Rahn’s first-grade class at Willis Elementary School celebrated American Education Day Nov. 15, with a special visit from Hernando DeSoto Association Princess Alanna Massey.
Massey discussed Hernando DeSoto and the Conquistador Historical Foundation, and also shared some of her travels as princess. She also read a story to the class.
Massey was escorted by Lisa Sokos, whose husband, Gus, is captain of the Conquistadors.
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