[March 10, 2016]
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Representative Tim Butler recently paid a
visit to the Hartsburg-Emden school. While there he was 'shadowed'
for the day by Hartem senior Nathan Nowatney.
Nathan made some notes and took some photos of the Representative in
action. Below is Nathans take on the day.
Inside Butlerís Head
by Nathan Nowatney
February 26, 2016
Rep. Tim Butler stood in front of a group of 8th graders, explaining
to them in terms they can mostly understand what he does as a
He stood confidently and spoke eloquently- it was clearly not the
first time he has done this. He said he had visited around fifty
schools in his term.
Throughout the day he hopped from class-to-class, speaking with
students and happily and enthusiastically answering any questions
The first thing I notice about Representative Butler is his
staggering height, and thatís not the only parallel I can draw
between him and Abraham Lincoln. He even served in the same general
area as Lincoln when he was working as a representative, and he
happily admits that.
Besides donning a backwards H-E cap and taking a selfie with the
freshman class, he received a yearbook and a t-shirt.