More than 30,000 girls have benefited from the program in West Virginia.
Girls State staff is comprised of volunteers from across West Virginia.
The staff of the 70th session of Rhododendron Girls State had more than 300 combined years experience with the program.
Pictured: Asst. Director Rosemary Thomas, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito and Director Irene Weber.
Katherine Vandall was elected as the 2012 RGS Governor.
Girls State Girls learn citizenship, leadership and Patriotism ... and have a pretty good time.
2012 RGS state elected officials.
Each year The State Journal partners with The EQT Foundation to honor exceptional students throughout the State of West Virginia. This year, four graduates from The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State (ALMBS) and six graduates from The American Legion Auxiliary Rhododendron Girls State (ALARGS) were honored.
Senate President of the Senate: Elizabeth Schmitz Majority Leader: Kyndra Lautz Minority Leader: Kiley Moore President Pro Tempore: (more…)
Mount Hope native Adelina Lancianese was selected as the Samsung scholarship recipient for Rhododendron Girls State. Lancianese receives $1,000 (more…)
2012 Girls State Elected Officials Governor: Katherine Vandall Auditor: Emily Ernest Commissioner of Agriculture: Caroline Thompson Secretary of (more…)