Longwood Commemorates 40 Years Of Girls State

Published 5:40 pm Thursday, June 26, 2014

Virginia Girls State commemorated 40 years of partnership with Longwood University by presenting Darlene Bratcher, director of conferences and event services, with a plaque marking the milestone. “This is a special year for the citizens of Girls State,” said Susan Lee, Virginia Girls State director. “We are proud of our longtime partnership with Longwood, with whom we work cohesively to ensure the rising high-school seniors have a successful week each year.” Pictured with the plaque are Girls State Director Susan Lee (left), Longwood University Director of Conferences and Event Services Darlene Bratcher, past American Legion Auxiliary National President Anna Gear (seated), Girls State Secretary and past American Legion Auxiliary National President Peggy Thomas, and American Legion Auxiliary Department President Cindy Kokernak.

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