Boys and Girls State delegates selected

Area legions and auxiliaries have selected their delegates to attend Cornhusker Girls and Boys State in June.

Grant Unit 40

Hailey Snyder has been chosen to represent Grant Unit 40.

Snyder is the daughter of Steve and Michelle Snyder.

She is active in cross country, basketball, track, National Honor Society, student council and band. She also dedicates time to Vacation Bible school and works at Westview Retirement Community.

Representing Grant Unit 40 at Boys State is Beau Wood.

Wood is the son of Brandon and Amanda Wood.

He serves as a class officer and is active in student council, cross country, football, track and wrestling. He also takes part in speech, drama,band, science club, scholastics, National Honor Society, FCA and Boy Scouts.

He is a member of New Hope church. 

Venango Unit 270

Venango Unit 270 has chosen Emma Schrotberger and Aryn Seiler as delegates for Girls State.

Schrotberger is the daughter of Courtney and DeeAnn Schrotberger.

She is active in volleyball, track, science club and quiz Bowl. She is a CNA at Golden Ours Convelescent home. 

Seiler is the daughter of Sam and Renee Seiler. 

She is involved with volleyball, basketball, track, One Acts, speech, musical and FFA. 

Jarin Tines has been selected by Venango Unit 270 for Boys State.

Tines is the son of Matt and Chelsey Tines.

He is active in cross country, track, musical, One Acts, chorus, yearbook and is a Boy Scout.

Elsie Unit 206

Spencer Ross will represent Elsie Unit 206. 

Ross is the son of Tom and Michelle Ross.

He is active in football, basketball and track. He is also a part of National Honor Society. 

He is a member of Elsie Resurrection church. 

Wallace Unit 213

Representing Wallace Unit 213 will be Chevi McClintock for Girls State and Cameron McClintock for Boys State.

Chevi is the daughter of Gavin McClintock and Heather Jensen.

She is involved in volleyball, basketball, drama, music, scholastics and FFA.

She is a member of the United Methodist church.

Cameron is the son of Kate and Grant McClintock

He is active in student council, golf, basketball, track, speech, drama and music.

Selected students will study local, county and state government processes in a nonpartisan political learning experience.

Students receive special instruction in parliamentary procedure and organize themselves into two mythical political parties. They then campaign, hold rallies, debate and ultimately vote to elect city, county and state officials.

Once elected to office, delegates are sworn in and perform their prescribed duties.

Citizens not elected to office are given appointments and visit the offices of their elected or appointed counterparts in actual state, county and city government. 

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