Springville youth share Girls State ex­pe­ri­ences

Serve Daily - - COMMUNITY - By Carol Hurst for Serve Daily

Two young women rep­re­sent­ing Springville Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­lary Post 28 at Girls' State this year, kept the mem­bers cap­ti­vated Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 10 at the post meet­ing.

Alma Ca­suga and Me­lanie Butts re­counted their ad­ven­tures at Girls' State and re­lated how they grew im­mea­sur­ably in their knowl­edge and deep ap­pre­ci­a­tion for our Vet­er­ans, the po­lit­i­cal process, the flag and in love of Coun­try.

ALA Girls State is a unique and ex­cit­ing gov­ern­ment-in-ac­tion learn­ing pro­gram in which Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary mem­bers guide young women to be­come knowl­edge­able stew­ards of free­dom, democ­racy and pa­tri­otic cit­i­zens. This year's con­fer­ence was held in June at We­ber State Univer­sity.

Alma Ca­suga and Me­lanie Butts re­port on Girls' State.

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