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Dalton And Smith To Attend 76th Annual Session Of American Legion Auxilliary Hoosier Girls State
Updated April 10, 2017 11:25 AM
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Hannah Smith
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Emily Dalton

(MITCHELL) - Mitchell High School juniors Emily Dalton and Hannah Smith have been chosen to attend the 76th annual session of American Legion Auxiliary, Hoosier Girls State June 18-24 at Trine University in Angola.

Dalton and Smith will join approximately 500 other young women for this week-long government program designed to educate young 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.

Upon arrival at Trine the participants will begin their week by registering to vote, where they will be assigned to a mythical political party. Over the next three days the participants will develop party beliefs/platforms, file for an elected office at either the city, county or state level.

Dalton is the daughter of Greg and Connie Dalton and Smith is the daughter of Kyle and Amy Smith.

The MHS juniors are sponsored by Mitchell American Legion Auxiliary Unit 250 and Mitchell Tri Kappa sorority.

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