Hennepin American Legion Selects Candidate to Attend Girls State

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Hennepin American Legion Auxiliary Post 1044 has selected Molly Boyd to attend the American Legion Auxiliary Illini Girls State. The event will be held June 16-22 on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

Girls State is one of the most respected and coveted experiential learning programs presented in the United States. The program epitomizes the mission to honor those who’ve brought freedom through enduring commitment to develop young women as future leaders grounded in patriotism. The young women become knowledgeable of the democratic process and of how our republic form of government works at the state and national levels.

The attendee is selected from the Putnam County High School junior girls, must reside in Hennepin, show high academic achievement, and be involved in extra-curricular activities and the community.

Source: Putnam County Record