2021 Girls Nation Delegates Announced

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Lauryn Hobbs

On Friday, June 25th, Director Lori Swann announced that Lauryn Hobbs and Tina Majdinasab were selected to attend Girls Nation later this summer. Hobbs attends Flower Mound High School and served as Health Officer in her city here at Girls State. Majdinasab attends Rider High School in Wichita Falls. She served as a City Attorney here.

Tina Majdinasab

Julia Ruiz of Lake Travis was selected as First Alternate. Ruiz served as City Attorney in her city here. Jacqueline Bui of Cypress Springs was selected as Second Alternate. Bui won her election for City Council here at Girls State.

2019 Girls Nation Delegates Announced

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(L. to R.) Ganeshram, James and Swann

On Saturday, June 22nd, Director Lori Swann announced that Ashly James and Sonya Ganeshram were selected to attend Girls Nation later this summer. James lives in Longview and was sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 131. Ganeshram lives in Wichita Falls and was sponsored by ALA Unit 169.

First alternate is Mia Alejo of McAllen, ALA Unit 37 and second alternate is Aryana Azizi of The Colony, ALA Unit 21. 

Congratulations to these four exceptional citizens!

(L. to R.) Swann, Azizi and Alejo

2018 Girls Nation Delegates & Outstanding Citizens Announced

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L to R: Alternate Shelenhamer, Alternate MacCrossan, GN Delegate Westheimer and GN Delegate Batiste

On Saturday, June 23rd, Director Lori Swann announced that Courtney Batiste and Christa Westheimer were selected to attend Girls Nation later this summer. Batiste lives in Bryan and was sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 159. Westheimer lives in Friendswood and was sponsored by ALA Unit 554.

First alternate is Helena MacCrossan of New Braunfels, ALA Unit 35 and second alternate is Abby Shelenhamer of Cypress, ALA Unit 127.  

Congratulations to these four exceptional citizens!

Fourteen citizens were chosen “Outstanding Citizens of 2018” by their fellow Girls State citizens. They are Jayme Mowery (City A), Maisey Martinez (City B), Kimberly Burns (City C), Serenity deLeon (City D), Clacey Core (City E), Emily Cole (City F), Sarah Reihm (City G), Helena MacCrossan (City H), Julia O’Connell (City I), Katie Turner (City J), Autumn Nicholas (City K), Macey Pace (City L). Leah Adams (City M) and Hannah Chavez (City N).

Thank you ladies and staff for another amazing session, and safe travels!

2017 Girls Nation Delegates and Outstanding Citizens Announced

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On Saturday, June 17th, Director Lori Swann announced that Isabella Randle and Nafisa Ahmed were selected to attend Girls Nation later this summer. Randle lives in Spring and was sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 127 Tomball. Ahmed lives in Cypress and was also sponsored by ALA Unit 127 Tomball. Ahmed served as Floor Leader for the Federal Party and also performed in the Girls State Talent Show. Randle was named Outstanding Citizen of City D.

First alternate is Ingrid Piña of Kingwood and second alternate is Erin Swearingen of Buda. Citizens of Bluebonnet Girls State elected Piña as the Attorney General. Swearingen performed in the talent show and was named Outstanding Citizen of City K. Congratulations to these four exceptional citizens.

Each city at Girls State selected an Outstanding Citizen, who were all recognized by Girls State Director Lori Swann on Saturday, June 17th. Outstanding Citizens are:
City A: Mia Hernandez; City B: Emily Gill; City C: Sierra Knight; City D: Isabella Randle; City E: Stassa Ousaklidis; City F: Ingrid Piña; City G: Alexis Walker; City H: Chloe Walser; City I: Emma Cagle; City J: Emily Alexander; City K: Erin Swearingen; City L: Deborah Tate; City M: Madeline Nichols-Russell; City N: Mikayla Slaydon

Girls Nation and Outstanding Citizens Announced

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Left: Owolabi, Wright, Grosch, Bribiesca
Left: Owolabi, Wright, Grosch, Bribiesca

 

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 Park was sponsored by ALA Unit 911 Cedar Park. Wright served as Floor Leader for the Federal Party and was also elected Precinct 2 Chair of the Federal Party of Tejas County. She also sang in the Girls State Talent Show. Grosch served as Tejas County Precinct 1 Chair.

First alternate is Emmie Bribiesca of Keller and second alternate is Lois Owolabi. Bribiesca served as the Governor for the 2016 session, while Owolabi served as the Attorney General. Congratulations to these four exceptional citizens.

Each city at Girls State selected an Outstanding Citizen, who were all recognized by Girls State Director Lori Swann on Saturday, June 18th. Outstanding Citizens are

City A: Kylee Gillenwaters; City B: Jessica Teeple; City C: AP Velasco; City D: Ashton Woods; City E: Lois Owolabi; City F: Nohely Lozano; City G: Keiko Stanberry; City H: Haley Hefner; City I: Elnora Awatt; City J: Justyn Tedder; City K: Taylor Wright; City L: Jacey Snapp; City M: Taylor Helmcamp; City N: Morgan Grosch

Girls Nation and Outstanding Citizens Announced

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Left to right: Ghormley, Jowers, Pop and Watson
Left to right: Ghormley, Jowers, Pop and Watson

On Saturday, June 20th, Director Lori Swann announced that Cristina Pop and Emma Watson were selected to attend Girls Nation later this summer.  Pop lives in Carrollton and was sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 597 of Carrollton. Watson of Highland Village was sponsored by Marcus High School and ran for a state office.  Pop was elected Federal Party State Chair.

First alternate is Elizabeth Jowers (Wylie, Unit 315) and second alternate is Cate Ghormley (Rockwall, Unit 974).  Jowers was selected Floor Leader in the House of Representatives for the National Party; Ghormley was elected Pecan County Attorney. Congratulations to these four exceptional citizens.

Each city at Girls State selected an Outstanding Citizen, who were all recognized by Girls State Director Lori Swann on Saturday, June 20th.

City A: Yasmine Wicker; City B: Lauren Spohn; City C: Mallory Langseth; City D: Ellie Butler; City E: Natalie Pravinkumar; City F: Kaylee King; City G: Mary Starnes; City H: Dee-Dee Huang; City I: Rebekah Lester; City J: Nola Bishop; City K: Katheryn Mootz; City L: Sofia Miranda-Fred; City M: Ramona Greene