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Ryder heads to Empire Girls State orientation

May 3, 2016

orientationAlexis Ryder was selected as Schalmont's 2016 Empire Girls State Representative.

Empire Girls State is a hands-on week-long educational workshop, focusing on Americanism and the political process, sponsored by the New York State American Legion Auxiliary. The goal of the program is to help students to better understand democratic ideals and the part we as individuals play in carrying out these ideals.

Ryder attended orientation April 24 the American Legion in Lake Luzerne. The District 4 representatives to Empire Girls State will be headed to Brockport to participate in a leadership and civics program June 26 - July 2. Each girl selected to participate is sponsored by their local American Legion. Congratulations and good luck at the convention this summer.