Important Information about ALA Virginia Girls State

Director Susan Lee (center) with Amelia Guthrie (left) and McKenzie Girvan (right), the 2016 Girls Nation Senators

American Legion Auxiliary logo

The dates of ALA Virginia Girls State are
Sunday, June 18 – Saturday, June 24, 2017

 

Theme of the upcoming session, 2017 is wrapping up our treasure chest of future leaders

 

View the 2016 – 70th Session archive page

 

Did you know that Virginia Girls State is a program of American Legion Auxiliary? Read the history behind the program


 

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.

District Contact Name Email
First & Second Cheryl Loyko rcaloyko@msn.com
Third Cheryl Shine ishine4jc2@yahoo.com
Fourth Suzzann Pittman jack-suzzann01@outlook.com
Fifth & Sixth Emily Hall erh4ala@gmail.com
Seventh & Eighth Joan Joyce djjj@embarqmail.com
Ninth & Tenth Emily Hall erh4ala@gmail.com
Eleventh Martha O’Brien marthaobrien@tds.net
Twelfth Ginny James alaginny@msn.com
Thirteenth Kathy Smith smithkathy1950@aol.com
Fourteenth & Fifteenth Darla Lisbon darla22657@yahoo.com
Sixteenth Linda Altstaetter laltstaett@aol.com
Seventeenth Loretta Smith pdploretta@verizon.net

Girls State has 750 poppies made by veterans at the VA hospital in Hampton.
We proudly wear these gems.