Twelve seniors-to-be from Dayton Christian, Miami Valley, Miamisburg, Valley View, and West Carrollton schools will be among the nearly 900 girls participating in the 71st annual session of Buckeye Girls State at University of Mount Union. The session begins Sunday, June 11, 2017 and concludes on Saturday, June 17, 2017.
It is a fast-paced program of mock government at the state, county and city levels. The main objective of the Girls State program is to train young women, who have completed their junior year in Senior High School, in the duties, rights and privileges of citizenship by providing the attendee the opportunity to actively participate in a democratic form of government.
Congratulations to the local delegates to Girls State who are: Maram Abuhaidar, West Carrollton; Kristen Ahner, Miami Valley; Brooke Allen, Dayton Christian; Riya Annamraju, Miami Valley; Jada Brown, West Carrollton; Chloe’ Carmack, West Carrollton; Bailey Cook, Miamisburg; Tagwa Kodilah, West Carrollton; Hannah Myers, Valley View; Grace Pigman, West Carrollton; Mya Shell, Valley View; and Shelby Wolf, West Carrollton.