Four Indian Lake High School students will gain valuable experience in the operation of government and more at Buckeye Girls State this summer.
Raina Amstutz, daughter of Anna Reymiller of Huntsville, Lindsay Berg, daughter of Robert and Kathy Berg of Lewistown, Amber Seeley, daughter of Gary and Lisa Seeley of Lakeview, and Emaleigh Wallace, daughter of Steve and Amby Wallace of Lakeview, were selected to represent Indian Lake High School at the 2018 Buckeye Girls’ State held on the University of Mount Union campus in June.
Alternates are Belle Elliott, daughter of Dean and Sarah Elliott of DeGraff, Deanna Fry, daughter of Randy and Terri Fry of Huntsville, Ashlyn Huffer, daughter of Randy and Kim Huffer of Huntsville, and Tiana Hughes, daughter of Troy Hughes and Lisa Hughes of Huntsville.
Buckeye Girls’ State is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary of Ohio. It is locally sponsored by the Huntsville-Indian Lake Lions Club, Charles Collins Ladies Auxiliary Post 381, Huntsville Presbyterian Church and an anonymous individual.
Participants must meet several qualifications. Candidates must be juniors in high school, interested in government and current events, and have an above average scholastic standing. The young women must also demonstrate high moral character, possess strong leadership skills, and have a desire for learning.
Buckeye Girls’ State teaches the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of good citizenship. To learn more about Buckeye Girls State, check out www.buckeyegirlsstate.org.
Submitted by the Indian Lake school district.