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2018 – 72nd Session – Reflections, Unity, for Service not Self

Sunday, June 17 – Saturday, June 23, 2018

44 years at LU !


Brigadier General Marti Bissell with ALA VGS Director, Anne Starke. General Bissell attended the 1983 session of ALA Oregon Girls State and gave a very inspirational speech to the citizens of ALA VGS.

Elected Officials

Nationalist Party
Candice Mulinda of Faith Christian School, Roanoke
Sponsored by Unit 3

Lt Governor
Nationalist Party
Tomi McGinnis of Dan River High, Ringgold
Sponsored by Unit 325

Attorney General
Nationalist Party
Leah Horan of McLean High, McLean
Sponsored by Unit 270

Virginia’s Girls Nation Senators
Sofia Lombardi of Lake Braddock Secondary School, Burke
Sponsored by Unit 1976

Mary Waclawski of James Madison High, Vienna
Sponsored by Unit 180



The 69th Session of Virginia Girls State is made possible in part, due to the generous contributions from these organizations.

Photo Gallery

2017 Governor, Alexandra Boatwright, addresses the assembly as she prepares to hand over her duties to Candice Mulinda, the newly elected Governor.


Mayors of the city of Ingles and Randolph with General Assembly Delegate Roxanne Robinson.

Mayors of the city of Draper and Tyler with General Assembly Delegate Glenn Davis.


Mayor David Whitus and Town Manager Gerald Spates of Farmville, VA with the City Mayors of ALA Virginia Girls State.


2018 Oratorical Winner
The winner from The American Legion, Department of Virginia, Oratorical Contest delivers his winning speech. This is a prepared speech, between 8 and 10 minutes long, on an aspect of the United States Constitution. Competition is open to high school students between 9th and 12th grade and are judged at the Post, District, Department and National levels.


Staff Photos

The 2018 American Legion Auxiliary Virginia Girls State staff is ready for the week!


Three more staff members

City Photos




























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