Weaver attends Alabama Girls State

Published 2:24 pm Thursday, June 30, 2016

Megan Weaver was chosen to represent Maplesville High School at the 2016 session of America Legion Auxiliary Alabama Girls State, held on the campus of the University of Alabama.

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For one week, she became a citizen of an imaginary state, taking part in the political life of her community, primarily through campaigning for and electing city, county and state offices.

She learned the operation of government by participating in party caucuses and through the election process.

Well-known speakers and other state, county and city officials visited and enlightened the young women on their civic responsibilities.

Weaver campaigned for the office of chairwoman of nationalist.

Weaver will speak to her sponsoring organization, MHS, and to other organizations upon invitation, about her experiences at American Legion Auxiliary Alabama Girls State.

The daughter of Jeff and Melissa Griffin, and Brent Weaver, and the granddaughter of Allan and Cynthia Dunn, and Cheryl Weaver, was selected to attend American Legion Auxiliary’s Alabama Girls State because of her outstanding leadership. Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Alabama Girls State is a laboratory of practical government, and a personal application of the duties, responsibilities and privileges of being an American.

In her high school and local community, Weaver is also involved with Jefferson State Community College dual enrollment, SGA, First Priority, Key Club, Beta Club, National Honor Society, FCCLA, cheerleading, basketball and softball.