June 1st, 201839By Morgan Roberts, Sacajawea Scroll
In a presentation to Girls State delegates, U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds spoke about entering political fields as well as the work force in general.
Rounds made an appearance at general assembly in Aalfs Auditorium Slagle Hall Thursday morning.
“Public service takes a lot of different forms,”...
June 1st, 201834By Jasmine Snow, Sacajawea Scroll
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley took the stage during Thursday morning’s general assembly in Aalfs Auditorium Slagle Hall.
“You know, I love days like today because as I look out there, I truly see the future of South Dakota,” Jackley said.
His speech heavily stressed the...
June 1st, 201892By Margaret Barnett, Sacajawea Scroll
Calico Ducheneaux inspires Girls State delegates with her strong voice.
From answers to questions on stage to her ability to sing in the Girls State talent show, Ducheneaux uses her voice to promote causes important to her.
Her strong beliefs regarding aid to Native American populations and her...
June 1st, 201853By Kailey Jacobsen, Sacajawea Scroll
Humility and genuineness have always been important to
The Nationalist candidate for the 2018 American Legion Auxiliary Girls State governor position, Kolberg has embraced these qualities during her campaign.
“When I speak to the girls at our convention, I speak from the bottom...
May 31st, 201844By Morgan Roberts, Sacajawea Scroll
Girls State chorus kicked off Tuesday evening with its first group practice in Aalfs Auditorium Slagle Hall.
The choir is made up of sopranos, mezzo-sopranos and altos. Vocalists spent the first evening running through respective parts and focusing on the way their voices came together as a whole....
May 31st, 201848By Addy Nelson, Sacajawea Scroll
NASA scientist? Teacher? News director? Musician? These careers and many others are all considerations for Girls Staters when choosing a future.
On Wednesday afternoon, delegates had the chance to meet with college recruiters and explore possible careers at the Muenster University Center at the...
May 31st, 201851By Margaret Barnett, Sacajawea Scroll
U.S. Sen. John Thune encouraged Girls State delegates to find purpose and seize opportunities.
Thune spoke at Wednesday morning’s general assembly in Aalfs Auditorium Slagle Hall, also touching on other topics, such as his start in politics.
Encouraging delegates to get involved in their...
May 31st, 201838By Margaret Barnett, Sacajawea Scroll
The flag hangs, flies, represents, instills and at the end of the day, is folded.
The South Dakota Army National Guard taught Girls State delegates the proper respect citizens should pay the flag, and the proper way to fold it at the end of the day at the Tuesday night general assembly in Aalfs...
May 31st, 201847By Jasmine Snow, Sacajawea Scroll
Craig Kennedy isn’t a democrat — he’s a South Dakota democrat.
He made sure all the delegates sitting in the auditorium Wednesday morning walked away knowing the most important thing to him is that South Dakota comes before his party.
Kennedy is a member of the Democratic Party and serves as...