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P.O. Box 125, Stafford, Virginia 22555

Stafford American Legion Post 290

GIRLS STATE 2017 and 2018

Girls State 2017 was hosted by Longwood University from 18-24 June 2017. 

Applications for Girls State 2018 will be available in January (click here for Word and here for .pdf version to review prior years' applications) and will be due sometime in March 2018.  Interviews will be conducted with all candidates in March 2018, at the Post.  The historical interview schedule times have been in the late afternoon:

Brooke Point & Colonial Forge @ 3pm

North Stafford & Mountain View @ 4pm

Stafford @ 5pm

An orientation meeting for those selected, and their parents, will be held on in April 2017 at the Post Home.

ELIGIBILITY;  High school students who participate in and complete either an American Legion Boys State or Auxiliary Girls  State program and is a direct decendant, i.e. child, grandchild or legally adopted child of a U. S. veteran who served during a period of war.  Furnish requested information when completing this application.  Do not attach any documents or additional pages to this application, except as requested.  All other documentation or added pages will be discarded.     


NOTE: At the regular meeting (2nd Tuesday) in October of the Post and Auxiliary, the Boys and Girls State delegates will be honored with a reception beginning at 7 p.m. The delegates will relate their experiences while attending Boys State or Girls State.  Parents are encouraged to attend.


Pictures and names of prior years' Virginia Girls State attendees sponsored by the Auxiliary can be viewed on the next page.

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