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Delegates Report on Their Experiences

 

June 16, 2021

Boys State Delegate from Turner High School, Trever Kimmel shares some time with Vietnam Veteran Joe Yeoman from Glasgow.

Montana Boys State ended on June 11, and Turner delegate, Trever Kimmel hopes Laci Maloney, who will attend Girls State this week as Turner High School's representative, has a similarly positive experience. High school girls arrived in Helena on Sunday, June 13, for the annual Girls State program.

With each level of government structured in the same way as its real-world counterpart, the students are organized into mock cities, counties, and a state. Delegates design posters and writes speeches to campaign, then hold elections and take on the leadership roles in those governments – from c...



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