campus wide alert

Upcoming Events.

Tar Heel Girls State

June 12-18

Category: Special Events


logo-girlsstate.jpgJune 12-18 will be the 77th consecutive year of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Tar Heel Girls State, and for the fifteenth year, Catawba College will host the weeklong session.

At the annual event, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of North Carolina, several hundred girls from across North Carolina, all high school juniors who are academically in the top third of their class, will participate. The Girls State program is a weeklong practical study of the structure and operation of North Carolina State Government. In a non-partisan atmosphere, participants take a "hands-on" approach to learning how state and local governments function. Citizens, as the participants are known, develop an understanding of the responsibilities of citizenship by creating and living under their own mock government.

 

Read More