Two girls are selected from each Girls State program to attend Girls Nation, a national government training program. Anna Rigby of League City (ALA Unit 554) and Aanchal Saraf of The Woodlands (ALA Unit 305) will represent Texas at Girls Nation in July. First alternate is Hailey Knab of Pottsboro (ALA Unit 231), and second alternate is Keni Sabath of Missouri City (ALA Unit 77). Girls Nation “senators” meet for a week in Washington, D.C., where they run for office, enact legislation and meet with Representatives and Senators.
Twelve citizens were chosen “Outstanding Citizens of 2011” by their peers. They are Kaitlin Phillips (City A), Carson Alsop (City B), Pronoma Debnath (City C), Stephanie Bossert (City D), Christina Faseler (City E), Anna Rigby (City F), Aanchal Saraf (City G), Tara McCullough (City H), Heather Cox (City I), Hailey Stevenson (City J), Lexi Edwards (City K), and Irene Cofie (City L).