President Jimmy Carter was surprised when he visited Plains High School Museum on December 6, 2002. Students from all over Georgia sent him more than 38,000 cards to congratulate him on winning the Nobel Prize.
In their cards that lined the hallways of the High School, students thanked him for helping so many people all over the world and promoting peace. President Carter was very touched by the beautiful artwork and heart warming messages from students.
Speakers included students and Kathy Cox, the newly elected State School Superintendent; Ed Floyd, Deputy Superintendent for GA Dept. of Ed., sang.