WSD Students Selected to Attend American Legion Auxiliary Girls State

Twelve high school juniors from the Wentzville School District have been selected to attend the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State of Missouri.  The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program, founded in 1940 at William Woods College in Fulton, Missouri, changes lives by bringing together dynamic young women for an intense week developing leadership skills, patriotism and a sense of community. The participants actively participate in all phases of creating and running a working government.

Those selected from Holt High School include Alexis Garrett, Elizabeth May, Gillian Wagner and Emma Westerhold. Devyn Akowicz, Abigail Hunt and Olivia Malay were chosen as Alternates. Those attending from Liberty High School include Abigail Falgout, Danielle Kunz and Grace Merritt. Daryn Adler, Amy Do, Madeline Foeller, Alisha Grant, Kennedy Hennessy, Heather McClanahan, Madison McGuire and Sofie Winter were chosen as Alternates. Those selected from Timberland High School include Christine Crowell, Samantha Lammert, Kendall Riess, Julia Robinson and Amanda Vannierop. Madeline Est, Sophia Longwell, Danielle Magasano, Megan Spasenoski and Grace Thornton were chosen as Alternates.

The 77th session of Missouri Girls State will be held at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) in Warrensburg from June 25- July 1.  Local sponsors include the American Legion Auxiliary, the Wentzville Community Club, the Wentzville Rotary Club, and the Timberland Boosters Club.


Holt High School                                                 Liberty High School                                          Timberland High School

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