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Warrensburg, MO 64093
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UCM Welcomes 2012 American Legion Auxiliary Missouri Girls State

Contact Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (June 22, 2012) – The University of Central Missouri welcomes the annual session of the American Legion Auxiliary Missouri Girls State to campus June 24-30.

High school juniors from across the state will arrive Sunday, joining staff members for the week-long, hands-on experience in the operation and fundamentals of government. Missouri Girls State draws together the best and brightest high school juniors to experience leadership through doing, not just learning.

Girls State citizens will be offered to opportunity to hear from elected officials, along with speakers whose individual successes reinforce the message of Girls State.

Using the democratic system as a basis, Missouri Girls State equips the participants, or citizens, each year to construct their own state. Citizens are taught the need for competition, the value of public service and the strength of the individual voice and vote.