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Amber Lewis and Trynnady Aldridge visit Alabama Girls State – The Demopolis Times
Amber Lewis and Trynnady Aldridge visit Alabama Girls State – The Demopolis Times

Amber Lewis and Trynnady Aldridge visit Alabama Girls State

Published 15:06 Monday, June 24, 2024

Rising high school students Amber Lewis and Trynnady Aldridge both represented Marengo County at Alabama Girls State June 2-7 at Troy University.

Alabama Girls State is a week-long, fun, hands-on learning opportunity for some of the best and brightest young women in the state of Alabama. Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Alabama Girls State is a premier youth leadership program that offers its delegates a unique experience. This was the 82nd session of Girls State.

Both students learned about politics and leadership. Lewis and Aldridge were selected to work on the newspaper’s staff. Lewis was elected to the Civil Service Commission and was the author of one of five of 300 bills that were passed.

Lewis will be a senior at Sweet Water High School next school year. She is the daughter of Johnny and Tisha Lewis.

Aldridge will be a senior at Demopolis High School next school year. She is the granddaughter of Shirley Allen-Spencer.

By Aurora