Local students toured State Capitol
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May 16, 2012 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
12 area students were among the more than 100 high school juniors from across Kentucky who visited the commonwealth’s capitol as part of the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperative’s Frankfort Youth Tour on April 18.

The program brings together students selected from their local electric cooperatives to tour Frankfort and learn about state government.

The students representing Pennyrile Electric are listed from left to right: Makaela Kennedy, Trigg County High School; Eric Weaver, Todd County Central High School; Tabitha Maroney, Trigg County High School; Lauren Addison, Todd County Central High School; Oliva McGee, Maureen Davies, Hopkinsville High School; Raegan Taylor, University Heights Academy; Corey McKee, Christian County High School; Claire Hopkins, Josh Vasquez, Logan County High School; Jessica Newton, Heritage Christian Academy; and Katie Gamble, Christian County High School.

During the day-long program the students toured the state capitol, the governor’s mansion and the Kentucky Vietnam Memorial. Students briefly met with Governor Steve Beshear on the steps of the Capitol. They also heard presentations from the Honorable Bill Cunningham, Supreme Court Justice, and State Senator Joey Pendleton.
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