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5 Brookland-Cayce High School students will be attending Palmetto Girls State and Boys State 

Five Brookland-Cayce High School students will be attending Girls State and Boys State in June. Pictured left to right:  Emma Brant, Kenlee Ann Cassella, and Zoe Partin Pictured left to right: Preston Hook and John Allen Mower.

The American Legion’s Boys State program is a unique way for young men to learn about the American system of government and politics by participating in a mock governmental system. American Legion Auxiliary Palmetto Girls State is a one-week leadership and citizenship training program, created to educate outstanding high school students about state and local government and citizenship. Girls attending ALA Palmetto Girls State experience governmental procedure by simulating political campaigns, elections, and the political process. They also learn about the principles of citizenship and public service from guest speakers, expert panels and staff members.

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