Special to the Camden News
Three junior girls from Camden Fairview High School have been selected to attend the 44th Arkansas Governor's School, while another 24 have been chosen to attend Girls State and Boys State.
The Arkansas Governor's School is an immersive four-week, non-credit program where students can learn about personal and social development, specialty interests and meet students from across the state. The program is designed for potential future leaders, and is hosted on the Arkansas Tech University campus.
The three students chosen for the Governor's School this year are Tae V'Annah Lilly, who was chosen for her excellence in English and language arts; Jay'Lyn Lindsey, also chosen for English and language arts; and Dorian Rice, chosen for her aptitude in natural sciences.
Girls and Boys State are immersive civic education programs, where students learn about government, leadership, character and community participation. This year's Girls State program will be hosted at Harding University and Boys State will be at the University of Central Arkansas.
The CFHS juniors who will attend Girls State include Amanda Mulligan, Abby Word, Na'Jyrae Gordon, McKinley Harrison, Ciyana Cross, Kylah Breland, Karman Steward, Trinity Green, Emily Robertson, Kynlee Carman, Haylie Lucas, Makalee Tate, Dorian Rice, Jailah Utsey, Rhonda Carter, Tae V'Annah Lilly, and T'erica Burgie.
The juniors who will go to Boys State this year are Haven Adams, Jaylen Goodwin, Jaylon Lambert, Bill Lewis, Ta'Korey McCoy, Shamarion Walker, and Jeremy Whitney.