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Students to attend Palmetto Girls State
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Four Camden and Lugoff-Elgin high school students show off their certificates to attend Palmetto Girls State this June. They are (from left) Davia Stuckey, Caitlyn Simon, Serlena Goodwin and Alexia Hopkins. Celebrating with them are (from left) American Legion Department of South Carolina State Commander Bob Scherer; American Legion Auxiliary Department of South Carolina President Brenda Holland; and American Legion Auxiliary Department of South Carolina Past State President and American Legion Sanders Stoney Post Palmetto Girls State Chairman Teresia Hayes, of Kershaw County.
Sanders Stoney Unit 203 sponsored five students from Camden High and Lugoff-Elgin High Schools to attend the 71st Annual Session of Palmetto Girls State to be held in Clinton, June 11-17. 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 Palmetto Girls State experience governmental procedure by simulating political campaigns, elections, and the political process.