Four Moab girls attend Girls State
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GCHS students (from left) Cassidy Walker, Caitlin Pfnister, Tierra Hawks and Rebecca Minor recently attended the American Legion Auxiliary’s Girls State program at Weber State University.
GCHS students (from left) Cassidy Walker, Caitlin Pfnister, Tierra Hawks and Rebecca Minor recently attended the American Legion Auxiliary’s Girls State program at Weber State University.
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Grand County High School juniors Cassidy Walker, Caitlin Pfnister, Tierra Hawks and Rebecca Minor recently attended Girls State at Weber State University. The Girls State program, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, is designed to teach young women about government, respect for the flag, parliamentary procedures, voting and all aspects of elections.

Walker is the daughter of Archie and Michelle Walker; Pfnister is the daughter of Todd and Petenia Pfnister; Hawks is the daughter of James and Wynette Hawks, and Minor is the daughter of Ken and Laurae Minor.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 54 in Moab selects the Grand County students who will participate in the program. This year, Girls State was held June 2 through June 7 at Weber State in Ogden.

American Legion Auxiliary members said contributions from several local businesses make it possible for Grand County students to attend Girls State.

Every year, Unit No. 54 selects several high school students to attend Girls State. The program is available to all girls who have completed their junior year of high school and have at least one semester remaining before graduation.

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