The “Girls in Government” was held at South Seminole Middle School (SSMS) this past week. The Leadership Hall was the site breakfast with 50 SSMS students, teachers and administrators, as well as the speakers.
Zelda Ladan, President, League of Women Voters, Seminole County and DeDe Schaffner of the League’s Action Team on Education were two of the League Members who spoke at the event along with these local leaders:
Karen Almond, Member, Seminole County Public School Board
Charlene Glancy, Mayor, City of Casselberry
Jean Hovey, Member, City of Winter Springs Council
Sandra Solomon, Member, City of Casselberry Council
The students broke into work groups where the speakers could circulate and answer their prepared questions. The attendees also shared lunch.
A trip to the courthouse has been planned for the future.
Thanks to all who made this event a success. If you are interested in visit the League’s website at http://www.lwvseminole.com to contact us.
Details provided by Cindy Huggins