Virginia is represented at the 2021 Session of ALA Girls Nation with Terry Devlin, nurse, Megan Clinton, Girls Nation Senator, Margaret Dellinger, Counselor, Maya Berry, Girls Nation Senator and Lisa Chaplin, nurse, at the World War II Memorial in Washington DC
The 74th Session of Virginia Girls State is made possible in part, due to the generous contributions from these organizations.
Photo Gallery of Screenshots
Virginia Supreme Court Justice William Mims give oath of office to Jaidyn Forrest, 2021 American Legion Auxiliary Virginia Girls State Governor
Susan Lee, former ALA Virginia Girls State Director, swears in Maya Berry and Megan Clinton as Virginia’s 2021 ALA Virginia’s Girls Nation Senators
Learning about how a bill becomes a law from Jay Pearson, Virginia House of Delegates
Thank you to our Virginia Governor Ralph Northam for Zooming in with ALA VA Girls State!
Thank you, Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax for Zooming in with ALA VA Girls State!
ALA Virginia Girls 2021, Virtual Session
Asst. Director Emily Hall Gregory and Director Margaret Dellinger (left to right) ready for VIRTUAL ALA Virginia Girls State to start!
ALA VA Girls State Director Margaret Dellinger
ALA VA Girls State Associate Director Carol Campbell
ALA Virtual Environment Operator Dr. Lisa Chaplin
Online Registrar and Government Counselor Margaret Greene
ALA VA Girls State Assistant Director Emily Hall Gregory
ALA VA Girls State Staff Member, Suzanne Ayers
Barrett Counselor, Morgan Phelps
Clark Counselor, Ashley Gorbulja-Maldonado
Clark Counselor, Natheena Tyler
Crush Counselor, Kathleen Keller
Draper Counselor, Alicia Jiggets
Draper Counselor, Sally Sledge
Ingles Counselor, Sarah Rauf
Lewis Counselor, Deb Dornemann
Madison Counselor, Erika Evans
Monroe Counselor, Rachel Johnson
Pochaontas Counselor, Christy Swindler
Preston Counselor, Maya White
Randolph Counselor, Annie Thrasher
Governor Northam addresses ALA Virginia Girls State
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Upcoming 76th Session
June 18-24, 2023
Sunday - Saturday
More info coming soon!
Learn more about American Legion Auxiliary
Learn more about the organization that presents and hosts Virginia Girls State American Legion Auxiliary
Longwood University graciously offers all ALA Virginia Girls State citizens an application fee waiver. The official admissions website is http://whylongwood.com and includes application information.
Dress up your graduation ceremony
Represent ALA Virginia Girls State at your commencement ceremony. This beautiful accessory is satin and embroidered with the American Legion Auxiliary seal and “ALA Girls State”. We partnered with California Girls State to bring you this item.
ALA Girls State Objectives
Girls State is a non-partisan program which encompasses the following objectives:
To develop civic leadership and pride in American citizenship.
To arouse a keen interest in the detailed study of our government.
To develop in the citizens a determination to maintain our form of government, primarily by bringing them to the realization of how great it is to be an American.
To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the Community, State and Nation.