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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB-TV)--Hundreds of thousands of people are traveling to the nation's capital this weekend for the presidential inauguration. Some estimates say as many as 8-hundred-thousand people will be on hand for the event; that includes about 50 students from Dupont Manual High School.
James Miller is a journalism teacher at Manual; he's preparing his students for what could be their biggest assignment. "Our journalism students have been covering the presidential campaign since October," says Miller.
And Friday night, students are heading to Washington D-C to cover the presidential inauguration. It is a trip that has been in the works for a while.
Miller says, "And we always knew we were going to go to the inauguration...no matter who won because it was going to be historic regardless."
The walls of Miller's classroom are covered with newspaper articles about the campaign, election and inauguration, but in D-C the students will be the reporters and photographers.
"Some of them will do interviews, some of them will be tweeting updates, some will be...a lot of 'em will just be interviewing regular people who have traveled a long way to go to the inauguration," says Miller.
"I really like taking pictures because I get to see what people look like right at that moment so that's what I want to d," says Ana Cervera, Manual Senior.
Ana will document the trip with her camera, and despite the cold weather and large crowd expected...she's beyond excited about the assignment.
Cervera says, "This is something that I think has always been on my bucket list and at 18 I get to do this and I didn't think I was going to get this opportunity so early on and I'm so excited."
"It's kind of a once in a lifetime opportunity for them to go to this specific inauguration," says Miller.
And students who are staying behind won't get to experience the inauguration but they'll get to read about it on the school's website. Miller says, "We're posting all of our election coverage online at our publication website with is Manual Redeye dot com."
About one hundred Metro Police officers are also heading to D.C. They'll help provide security for the inauguration.