Calvary Christian students excel at Leadership event


Calvary Christian students placed in the top 5 at a Youth in Government event organized by the Youth Leadership Association. They developed bills that were sent to the statehouse, then to mock legislators in Columbus. From left are Sam Jackson and Chantel Smithers, who drafted a “Heartbeat Bill” placing 4th in the House of Representatives; Sydnee Durnell and Katie Thompson, who drafted “Neonicotinoid Pesticides: Restrictions on Sales and Use” and placed 3rd in the House; and Mataya Penhorwood and Mia Printz, who wrote a bill about requiring active shooter drills. Inspired by the West Liberty-Salem shooting, the bill placed 1st in the Senate. Over 70 bills were presented by high school students.

Calvary Christian students placed in the top 5 at a Youth in Government event organized by the Youth Leadership Association. They developed bills that were sent to the statehouse, then to mock legislators in Columbus. From left are Sam Jackson and Chantel Smithers, who drafted a “Heartbeat Bill” placing 4th in the House of Representatives; Sydnee Durnell and Katie Thompson, who drafted “Neonicotinoid Pesticides: Restrictions on Sales and Use” and placed 3rd in the House; and Mataya Penhorwood and Mia Printz, who wrote a bill about requiring active shooter drills. Inspired by the West Liberty-Salem shooting, the bill placed 1st in the Senate. Over 70 bills were presented by high school students.


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Calvary Christian students placed in the top 5 at a Youth in Government event organized by the Youth Leadership Association. They developed bills that were sent to the statehouse, then to mock legislators in Columbus. From left are Sam Jackson and Chantel Smithers, who drafted a “Heartbeat Bill” placing 4th in the House of Representatives; Sydnee Durnell and Katie Thompson, who drafted “Neonicotinoid Pesticides: Restrictions on Sales and Use” and placed 3rd in the House; and Mataya Penhorwood and Mia Printz, who wrote a bill about requiring active shooter drills. Inspired by the West Liberty-Salem shooting, the bill placed 1st in the Senate. Over 70 bills were presented by high school students.

Calvary Christian students placed in the top 5 at a Youth in Government event organized by the Youth Leadership Association. They developed bills that were sent to the statehouse, then to mock legislators in Columbus. From left are Sam Jackson and Chantel Smithers, who drafted a “Heartbeat Bill” placing 4th in the House of Representatives; Sydnee Durnell and Katie Thompson, who drafted “Neonicotinoid Pesticides: Restrictions on Sales and Use” and placed 3rd in the House; and Mataya Penhorwood and Mia Printz, who wrote a bill about requiring active shooter drills. Inspired by the West Liberty-Salem shooting, the bill placed 1st in the Senate. Over 70 bills were presented by high school students.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2017/04/web1_YLA.jpgCalvary Christian students placed in the top 5 at a Youth in Government event organized by the Youth Leadership Association. They developed bills that were sent to the statehouse, then to mock legislators in Columbus. From left are Sam Jackson and Chantel Smithers, who drafted a “Heartbeat Bill” placing 4th in the House of Representatives; Sydnee Durnell and Katie Thompson, who drafted “Neonicotinoid Pesticides: Restrictions on Sales and Use” and placed 3rd in the House; and Mataya Penhorwood and Mia Printz, who wrote a bill about requiring active shooter drills. Inspired by the West Liberty-Salem shooting, the bill placed 1st in the Senate. Over 70 bills were presented by high school students. Submitted photo