The Bonnie Sloan American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 of New Albany will send 12 girls recommended from their respective high schools to the 70th annual session of Hoosier Girls State scheduled for June 20-25, on the campus of Indiana State University in Terre Haute. Local organizations, businesses and private individuals funded the sponsorship fee of $300 for each of these young women to attend this memorable and life changing experience.
The following junior students from New Albany High School will attend:
Haley Robison, daughter of Shawn and Debbie Robison; Kira Ferguson, daughter of Darnese Jackson; Keerthana Mohankumer, daughter of Mohan Surya and Padmaja Mohonkumer, Shelby Lewis, daughter of Christopher and Julie Lewis.
The following junior students from Floyd Central High School will attend:
Caroline Didelot, daughter of Joe and Lisa Didelot; Alyssa Spears, daughter of Tim and Joy Spears; Amee Azad, daughter of Deepak Azad and Vyoma Pathakjee; Chelsey Carr, daughter of Denise Barber and Madison Atkinson, daughter of Mark and Amy Atkinson.
The following two students from Our Lady of Providence High School will attend:
Catherine Aubrey, daughter of Russell and Laura Aubry and Claire Joksimovic, daughter of Michael and Maria Joksimovic.
These young ladies will join approximately 600 other young women for this government program designed to educate our leaders of tomorrow in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. This session of government and practical politics is non-partisan and non-political.
For more information about Hoosier Girls State, you may call Jennifer Moulden at 1-502-296-5497.