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WKU Youth in Government chapter honored at national assembly

The WKU Youth in Government delegation was named Chapter of the Year at the 2nd National College Youth in Government Assembly in Black Mountain, N.C. WKU competed against 34 other universities for this award.

WKU students also came back with individual awards and accomplishments.

Glendale freshman KJ Hall and Shepherdsville freshman Merideth Cundiff won Best Judicial Team. Hall was also elected National Director for Alumni Relations.

Zach Jones, a Henderson County freshman, had his “NIH Funding Act” signed into law and forwarded to his congressional representative.

Jody Dahmer, a freshman from Fisherville, was elected as National Director of Development.

The 15 WKU delegates represented 13 majors and all academic colleges. The conference helps students interested in government network on a national level, as well as learn more about national governmental proceedings.

Contact: Jody Dahmer, wkucollegeyig@gmail.com.

Article originally written & posted by WKU News

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