Alabama Girls State forges leadership skills, lasting friendships

The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program teaches rising seniors about government, elections, legislation and more.

The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program teaches rising seniors about government, elections, legislation and more.

Over 300 rising high school seniors from across the state spent the week of June 2-7 at Troy University hosting elections and debates, competing in field trials and skit nights and learning about all levels of state government during the 82nd session of the American Legion Auxiliary’s Alabama Girls State program.

Participants had a week packed…

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Girls State offers opportunities to learn about government, leadership

City, county and state officials are elected each year at Alabama Girls State.

City, county and state officials are elected each year at Alabama Girls State.

Hundreds of rising high school seniors from across the state spent June 4-9 at Troy University participating in the 81st session of the American Legion Auxiliary’s Alabama Girls State program learning about all levels of state government and making memories that will last a lifetime.

Every American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program operates through a nonpartisan curriculum…

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Girls State delegates get hands-on governmental, leadership experience during week at Troy University

Girls State delegates had the opportunity to listen to Gov. Kay Ivey, a Girls State alum, speak on citizenship and the lasting impact of the program.

Girls State delegates had the opportunity to listen to Gov. Kay Ivey, a Girls State alum, speak on citizenship and the lasting impact of the program.

Hundreds of rising high school seniors from across the state spent the last week at Troy University participating in the 80th session of the American Legion Auxiliary’s Alabama Girls State program learning about all levels of state government and making memories that will last a lifetime.

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Girls State to return to Troy University in summer of 2022

American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program will return to the Troy Campus in June 2022.

American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program will return to the Troy Campus in June 2022.

Alabama Girls State will be returning to Troy University in 2022 for the first time since 2012.

A mission of the American Legion Auxiliary, the program provides the opportunity for students to participate in a hands-on citizenship training program that spans nearly 80 years in Alabama.

The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program, open to…

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