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Hammond Named Premier Delegation at Youth in Government

Sixty-three Hammond students participated in the Youth in Government Conference in Columbia and was not only recognized as the Premier Delegation, but passed nine bills and garnered several individual recognition awards.  The 31st annual Youth In Government Model Legislature and Court was held last week at the Statehouse and is the third-largest in the country with record turnout this year.  

Best Bill Award:  Amelia Gandhi and Maddy Best
Outstanding Statesmen:  Hannah Hedley and Cooper Holbrook
Conference on National Affairs (CONA) Delegate:  Lizzie Richards
CONA Alternates:  Justice Myers and Bailey Leaphart

"Youth in Government provides young people the opportunity to learn not just about government but their place in civic life,” SC YMCA Youth in Government executive director Mary Capers Bledsoe said. “We know that government and democracy only work if we participate.”