It was a trip he might not have taken without some help from his community.
In October, Sulphur teen Kenneth Gaines took part in the National Youth Leadership Congress in Washington, D.C. It was the experience of a lifetime.
While at the conference, Gaines took part in a variety of scenarios. In two of those, Gaines played the part of key leaders — the chief justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the U.S. Secretary of Defense.