In the fall, Ambassador Lazarous Kapambwe was trying to reach a diplomat from Sierra Leone. But the number he dialed was one digit off. He ended up calling Logan Svitzer, a student who was sitting in his U.S. history class at the school.
His teacher, Robbin Sweeney, was so annoyed that she called the number and got the ambassador. She thought it was a prank -- and spent 10 minutes on the phone with him to verify who he was.
Kapambwe spoke at the school to make up for the inconvenience. He told students about Zambia and urged them to consider diplomatic service as a career.