The American Legion and Auxiliary Gordon Peters Post 10 in Natchitoches is now accepting applications for the Louisiana Girls State and Louisiana Boys State Summer Leadership Program. During the week long program, high school juniors from Natchitoches Parish will learn about city, parish, and state government.
They will run for an office, and help others campaign, just like real elections.
The following is a list of criteria to determine eligibility:
Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or better
Membership in, and offices held , in school organizations
No SERIOUS school disciplinary infractions
Ability to devote ENTIRE WEEK of June 23 – June 29, 2019 to this program
No medical or physical condition that would keep you from walking daily in the heat and working long hours to complete government projects
Must be an American Citizen
If you have not received an application, and would like to interview for an opportunity to attend this program as a representative of your school, please email one of the following addresses stating that you would like an application emailed to you. State your name and a valid email address for us to send your application. All instructions will be included in the attached 4 pages you receive.
For those who received applications at your school, just email it by the deadline.
The deadline to apply is midnight on Monday, Feb. 25.