Important Information about ALA Virginia Girls State

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The dates of ALA Virginia Girls State are Sunday, June 17 – Saturday, June 23, 2018
Theme of the upcoming session, 2017 is unity in service


Did you know that Virginia Girls State is a program of American Legion Auxiliary? ALA is the world’s largest Women’s patriotic service organization. For nearly a century, the American Legion Auxiliary has been serving, helping, and meeting the needs of our nation’s veterans, military, and their families — both here and abroad.


Application Process

Delegates are selected by local units of the American Legion Auxiliary whenever possible. Each ALA local unit determines its own process for selecting delegates and contacts the high schools in its area. If your school hasn’t been contacted by a representative from the ALA District or a local unit then you may follow the steps below for help with the application process.

  1. Using the map below, locate your hometown or high school to determine your district.
  2. Contact the registrar of your district via email for the assistance with the application process.

Contact Name
First & Second Anne Starke
Third Ethel Carson
Fourth Suzzann Pittman
Fifth & Sixth Emily Hall
Seventh & Eighth Frances Shelton
Ninth & Tenth Emily Hall
Eleventh Martha O’Brien
Twelfth Ginny James
Thirteenth Ruthann Brown
Fourteenth & Fifteenth Darla Lisbon
Sixteenth Linda Altstaetter
Seventeenth Loretta Smith

At every session, ALA Virginia Girls State shares poppy pins made by veterans at the VA hospital in Hampton.
We proudly wear these gems.

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