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Friday, April 04, 2014 8:31 PM

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DELPHOS — Two seniors, one from Jefferson and one from St. John’s high schools, will be among the 900 girls participating in the 68th annual session of Buckeye Girls State June 15-21 at the University of Mount Union.

Kelli Kramer will represent Jefferson and Rebekah Fischer will represent St. John’s.

Local Commemorative Unit 268 Auxiliary is sponsoring the girls.

Kramer is the daughter of John and Julie Kramer and carries a 3.9 GPA. She is active in band, the class play, National Honor Society and Junior Optimists, is on the Prom Committee and tutors an eighth-grader in math.

Fischer is the daughter of David and Michelle Fischer and carries a 3.8 GPA. She is on the Liturgy Team, is active in volleyball, basketball and track and is a member CRESPI, a Mass server and Eucharistic Minister.

Elizabeth Winhover is the alternate from St. John’s. She is the daughter of Jay and Carolyn Winhover and carries a 3.8 GPA. She is active in Soccer, the National Honor Society, 4-H, basketball, band, is a Mass server and is president of the Liturgy Team and is a Junior Optimist.

Jefferson does not have an alternate.

FischerAs the girls arrive at Girls State, they are assigned to one of two political parties. The residence hall where they live during the program is their designated county and the floor on which they live is their city.

The students will file petitions for candidacy for a variety of offices — from governor to council — and participate in the election process. After elections and inaugurations, they put government into action.


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