Girls State

By Laura Bacon/NT Staff Writer

The Brayton American Legion Auxiliary Unit #350, has selected Ellie Schultes as delegate to Girls State. It will be held June 16 through June 21 at Drake University in Des Moines.

Ellie has just completed her junior year at Exira-EHK High School. She is the daughter of Connie Jessen and George Schultes.

Girls State representatives learn how laws are made and enacted. They participate in legislative sessions, campaigning, debating and voting, along with learning about parliamentary procedure. There will also be motivational speakers throughout the week.

Ellie is involved with the Leo Leadership Club, Student Council, FFA, FBLA, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl and TAG. She has also participated in basketball, softball, volleyball, cross country and track.