Pine Bush Student Defines What It Is to Be ‘American’ After Pledge Controversy
During a goosebump-inducing moment, a Hudson Valley High School student gives his definition of what it is to be an American.
Controversy has been swirling over a celebration of National Language Week at Pine Bush High School after a student was invited to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic.
The Boris & Robyn Show spoke to Andrew Zink, the student body president, about the controversy. His intelligent answers and heartfelt explanation of the events leading up to the controversy were quite impressive.
When we asked Andrew about the motivation behind reading the Pledge in a different language, Zink's definition of what it is to be an American left us speechless:
Our Facebook page has been bombarded with passionate debate on both sides of the issue. There are valid positions for and against the reading of the pledge, but no matter what side you're on, this interview reminds us that sometimes the most intelligent answers come from the youngest voices.