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Nationalist State Primary Results

Governor: Mariah Daffron Secretary of State: Erin Ramsey Auditor: Sonja Harris Treasurer: Sarah Victory Commissioner of Agriculture: Elizabeth Kocsis Attorney General: Caroline Ferrell Justice of the Supreme Court: Erin Guy, Chief; Tori Swihart, Hannah Eshelman, Sophia Shumway, Taylor Graham

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Federalist State Primary Results

Governor: Ava Asbury Secretary of State: Andrea Idler Auditor: Hannah Cummings Treasurer: Hannah Dieffenbaugher Commissioner of Agriculture: Cassandra Stout Attorney General: Devony Workman Justice of the Supreme Court: Rachael Flanagan, Chief; Taylor Miller; Sadie Hackworth; Lauren Hopper; Brooke Ashby

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Catch Up on the Rhododendron Daily

Rhododendron Daily

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Girls Nation Senators’ Report

By Taylor Graham, Kanawha Nationalist, & Rachel Moore, Lewis Nationalist West Virginia’s senators to Girls Nation were Alyssa Bumpus and Jessica Kimble. Senator Jessica Kimble reflected on her time at Girls Nation with tears in her eyes. “Amazing opportunities,” was the first and only two words she could […]

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Country Store Open for Business

By Nicky Hubbard, Northern Panhandle Nationalist Sharon Glassford, manager of the Country Store, enjoys seeing Rhododendron Girls State citizens throughout the week. Betty Rea, who has worked with the Girls State program for 54 years, serves as Glassford’s assistant. Mrs. Rea also said she enjoys […]

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Art Contest Open to Citizens

Inauguration art contest open to all RGS citizens: All citizens are invited to enter the art contest for the cover of the Inaugural Program, which will be used Thursday, June 16, during Inauguration ceremonies.  The slogan this year will be “Rise Up! Be Your Best […]

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2016 – David McKinley

David Bennett McKinley was born in Wheeling in 1947. He attended public schools and worked his way through college graduating from Purdue University with a degree in Civil Engineering.  After college he spent the next 12 years in the construction industry and taught night classes […]

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2016 – Shelly Moore Capito

Shelley Moore Capito was elected by the people of West Virginia to the United States Senate in 2014. She is the first female U.S. Senator in West Virginia’s history and was elected with the largest margin of victory for a Republican in state history – […]

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Girls State Unit/Sponsor Application for 2016

2016 Girls State Registration Form

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Guest Speaker – Senator Joe Manchin

Senator Manchin has served in several leadership capacities on various associations, including: Chairman of the National Governors Association, Chairman of the Southern States Energy Board, President of the Council of State Governments, Chairman of the Democratic Governors Association and Chairman of the Southern Governors’ Association. […]

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