Clark selected for Girls StatePublished 3:49pm Thursday, May 29, 2014
Whittney Olga Clark has been chosen to represent Priceville at the 2014 session of American Legion Auxiliary Alabama Girls State held on the campus of The University of Alabama.
For one week, she will become a citizen of an imaginary state, taking part in the political life of her community, primarily through campaigning for and electing city, county and state offices. She will learn the operation of government by participating in party caucuses and through the election process.
Well known speakers and other state, county and city officials are expected to visit and enlighten the young women on their civic responsibilities.
Clark plans to campaign for the office of governor. She will speak to her sponsoring organization, American Legion, and to other organizations upon invitation, about her experiences at American Legion Auxiliary Alabama Girls State.
She is the daughter of Jeff and Annette Clark and the granddaughter of Wayne and Sharon Wascavage and the late Jerry and MaryAnn Clark.
Whittney was selected to attend the American Legion Auxiliary’s Alabama Girls State, which is a laboratory of practical government and a personal application of the duties, responsibilities and privileges of being an American.
In her high school and local community, Clark is also involved with Ninth Street United Methodist Church, competitive dance at Dancers Inc, Rockette’s Intensive in New York for four years, class officer at PHS, National Honor Society, FCCLA, ambassador for PHS, Joe Wheeler Youth Tour Scholarship recipient, Daikin Home Stay in Japan winner, homecoming court for six years, varsity volleyball best attitude award, Fellow-ship of Christian Athletes and was invited and danced with her team at the 2013 Miss Alabama pageant with Miss Alabama Anna Laura Bryan to promote autism awareness with PAWS for Autism.