Youth Leadership Class Meets Governor Deal | Business
Perry, GA – The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Class traveled to Atlanta Monday, February 4th to attend Youth Leadership Day at the Capitol. Several hundred students from around Georgia were in attendance for the event sponsored by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. The students kicked-off the day by visiting Governor Deal along with State Senator Ross Tolleson and Representative Larry O’Neal in the Governor’s Office. Following the personal visit with the Governor, the students attended a luncheon at the Freight Depot where both Governor and Mrs. Deal spoke to the delegation. The class wrapped up the day with a tour of the State Capitol before returning to Perry.
The 2013 Youth Leadership Class is comprised of high school juniors from both Perry High School and Westfield Schools which include Benjamin Brooks, Bethany Brown, Brandy Pitts, Callie Hammerle, Carlye Sanders, Caroline Tompkins, Desiri Simpkins, Jacob Turner, Johnnathain Tookes, Kaylee Westra, Mallory Bowen, Micah Moore, Morgan James, Palmer Tolbert, Raven Colon, Samantha Gidney, Sierra Moore, Stuart Smith, Sullivan French, Triston Tackett, and William Amos. Accompanying the students on the trip were Kathy Eve, Stephen Jones, Antonio Watkins, Rob Brooks and Mr. Pat Ivey.
For more information regarding the Perry Chamber of Commerce or the Youth Leadership Program please contact Vicki Mosteller at 478-987-1234 or Vicki@perrygachamber.com.