U.S. Sen. John Thune speaks to R.F. Pettigrew Elementary School 5th-graders about his career as a public servant as part of the school's Career Cafe program on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at R.F. Pettigrew Elementary school in Sioux Falls, S.D. "It is an honor for him to come," R.F. Pettigrew principal, Kevin Dick, said, "I think this is a significant thing for these kids' lives." Career Cafe is a program where kids learn about different career possibilities, said Amy Morrison, a school counselor at R.F. Pettigrew who runs the program.