The Jones family
of Hyattsville, Md., (from left): daughter Jennifer Jones,
father Thomas L. Jones and mother Helena Jones show off their self-made hats outside the Baltimore Convention Center.
Each member of
has a connection to education. Thomas Jones is a retired principal from the D.C.
Public School system, Helena is a second grade teacher at Rosa Parks Elementary School in Prince George's County and Jennifer is a substitute teacher in
But Thomas Jones
says he was attracted to the campaign because of the governor's stance on
the environment. “The bay is experiencing a lot of pollution," he said.
He said the
campaign asked him to place posters outside of his home, and he did.
As a result of his help with the posters, Mr. Jones and his family were invited to attend both the swearing in and the evening
celebration, he said.
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