Bush School graduates pay final respects to 41 in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KBTX)- Several graduates from The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M were in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday to pay their final respects to President George H.W. Bush.

News 3's Karla Castillo spoke to the Aggies Tuesday as they reflected on A&M's close ties with the former president.

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As the Bush School of Government and Public Service has evolved in the twenty years since its inception, it has earned a reputation for academic excellence, public policy research, solutions for today’s challenges, and graduates schooled in principled leadership and committed to public service.

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Living up to President Bush’s vision for the School, students pursue his call to public service at all levels of government, in the nonprofit sector, and across the world. These students’ work and contributions to the country are a fitting legacy for a man whose distinguished career of service to the nation and the world will be long remembered.