Martha Corriher of China Grove was among 98 young women to recently attend the 67th American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation in Washington, D.C. Two outstanding citizens are chosen at each of 49 Girls State sessions to represent their state at ALA Girls Nation.
Corriher was also chosen to be the National Director of the ALA Girls Nation staff because of her exemplary service to her community and the ALA.
Key components of Girls Nation include mock senate sessions with caucusing and bill debates and campaigns to elect party officials, an ALA Girls Nation president and vice president. In addition, they have distinguished guest speakers, visit the White House with opportunity to meet the president, tour memorials, lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and visit Capitol Hill.
Founded in 1919, the American Legion Auxiliary is the world’s largest women’s patriotic service organization.
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