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A Look Back to Girls State 2017

June 20, 2017

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June 11-17 marked the 78th consecutive year of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Tar Heel Girls State, and its 16th year of having the week-long session hosted at Catawba College. 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. For more information, visit

VIDEO: Anna Louise Lewis, 2017 Participant