The Bluebonnet is the official newsletter of Texas Bluebonnet Girls State. It chronicles our session and identifies all elected officials. The 2016 edition of The Bluebonnet is available for download here.
City I is the 2016 winner of the Bluebonnet Cup. Girls State holds the annual competition for the Cup in which cities are awarded points for participation in legislative sessions, elections, lectures, and other parts of the program. Congratulations to … Continued
On Saturday, June 18th, Director Lori Swann announced that Taylor Wright and Morgan Grosch were selected to attend Girls Nation later this summer. Wright lives in Houston and was sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 127 Tomball and Grosch of Cedar … Continued
On Thursday, June 16th, Federal Party candidate Emmy Bribiesca was elected 2016 Bluebonnet Girls State Governor. Madison Shaw was elected Lieutenant Governor. Other winners were Lois Owolabi, Attorney General; Qi Wang, Comptroller of Public Accounts; Lauren Bentley, Commissioner of General Land; Jacey Snapp, Agricultural Commissioner; Kendra Hess, Railroad Commissioner; Thanvi … Continued
One highlight of Girls State is participating in the mock political parties, the National Party and the Federal Party. As a member of these parties, each GS citizen has a voice in creating their party platform during the state conventions. … Continued
On Tuesday Anna Beth Gorman and Myra Hester visited Girls State to share their experiences and offer advice to the citizens of the 2016 session. Anna Beth Gorman is currently the Executive Director of the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas, and … Continued