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UCM Hosts American Legion Auxiliary Missouri Girls State

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (June 26, 2017) – The University of Central Missouri will welcome more than 750 young women from across Missouri to campus June 25-July 1 as they experience democracy in action as citizens of the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State

The tentative schedule of speakers for the week-long events includes U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, who will address the delegates at 10:45 a.m. Monday morning. Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway will address the group at 7:30 p.m. Monday evening.

U. S. Senator Claire McCaskill will speak at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, and Missouri Governor Eric Greitens will address the group at 7:30 p.m. that evening. On Wednesday, speakers to be announced also will speak at 10:30 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.

Missouri First Lady Sheena Greitens will to address delegates at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, and retired U.S. Army Col. Michelle Hovland, Missouri National Guard, will speak at 9:30 a.m. Friday.

Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Missouri, the program provides hands-on experience in government and leadership through participation in a mock state government.