Judith-Randolph group gets Girls State update

Published 3:19 pm Thursday, November 23, 2023

During the Oct. 7 meeting of the Judith Randolph-Longwood (JR-L) Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Sydney McDowell, a senior at Fuqua School gave a report on her experiences at the 2023 Girls State which met in June at Longwood University. Each year the Judith Randolph-Longwood Chapter sponsors a girl to Girls State. 

“Virginia Girls State is a program of The American Legion Auxiliary, a community service organization. The goal of the American Legion Auxiliary Virginia Girls State (ALA VA) is to teach rising high school seniors the responsibilities of citizenship in a democratic society. ALA VA Girls State is an interactive “government in action” experience.” 

Sydney is the daughter of Chris and Tonya McDowell. 

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