Wednesday, March 23, 2011

SC Girl Scout Legislative Page Class of 2011

South Carolina Now reports that five girls representing Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina were accepted into the Girl Scout Legislative Page Class of 2011. Caitlyn English and Shelly Smith, both of Bennettsville, Ally Luciano of Goose Creek, Kierra Richardson of North Charleston and Tia Brogdon of Turbeville spent three days working in the Statehouse and learning how our government works.

The girls had a brief one-on-one meeting with Governor Nikki Haley, who issued a proclamation establishing March 6-12, 2011, as Girl Scout Week. Nikki Haley is the first non-white and the first woman to serve as Governor of South Carolina, and the second Indian-American governor in the country, after Bobby Jindal of Louisiana. At the age of 39, she also displaced Jindal as the youngest current governor in the U.S.