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If you are at the state capitol today, you might have seen some familiar faces.

"Hi, I'm Phil Jackson. I was born September 17, 1945. I went to Williston High School and UND. I am famous for coaching and playing basketball. I coached Michael Jordan, Scotty Pippin, Dennis Rodman, Kobe Bryant, and Shaquille O'Neal," says Matt Nathe.

34 fourth graders from Cathedral Elementary honor members of the Roughrider Hall of Fame.

And Governor Dalrymple gives them a warm welcome.

Students portray the roles of Hall of Famers such as Sister Thomas Welder, and Teddy Roosevelt.

The kids researched their roles, wrote speeches, and gave presentations.

One Lawrence Welk impersonator even learned to play the accordian.

"What they did is they drew some sticks. And then, if your name got picked, you got to pick the characters that were available. So I picked Lawrence Welk. And the teacher had some props for everybody. And I got the accordian which I learned to play in like, an hour. It's just like pressing buttons pretty much. And, yeah. So we got picked with sticks," says Jack Schall.

Bobbi Vee, Louis L'Amore, Chet Reiten, and Angie Dickson were also in attendance...

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