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Photo feature: My fellow Americans

The Cathedral Elementary third grade was turned into the Hall of Presidents Monday in celebration of Presidents’ Day. Each student dressed as one of the nation’s 44 presidents and gave a short presidential address to their classmates, teachers and parents. Logan Graham, who dressed as Martin Van Buren, made last minute changes to his speech at his desk. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)

The Cathedral Elementary third grade was turned into the Hall of Presidents Monday in celebration of Presidents’ Day. Each student dressed as one of the nation’s 44 presidents and gave a short presidential address to their classmates, teachers and parents. Logan Graham, who dressed as Martin Van Buren, made last minute changes to his speech at his desk. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)

 

Coleman Carter gives his speech to the crowd dressed as Chester Arthur. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)

Coleman Carter gives his speech to the crowd dressed as Chester Arthur. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)

 

Drew Strawbridge, dressed as Rutherford B. Hayes, and Ethan Read dressed as Ulysses S. Grant adjust their beards and mustaches before going on stage. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)

Drew Strawbridge, dressed as Rutherford B. Hayes, and Ethan Read dressed as Ulysses S. Grant adjust their beards and mustaches before going on stage. (Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat)