Upper school students traveled to Jefferson City to participate in Youth In Government program with other students from around Missouri. Youth In Government is a student-driven simulation of state government. Students write and sponsor bills, and argue as attorneys in moot trial competitions before student judges at the state Capitol and Supreme Court building.
Several PHS students received recognition for their efforts in the three-day event.
Julia Depp, best attorney
Kit Frazen, most promising new attorney, honorable mention
Aubrey Groom, outstanding House bill, bill passed into YIG law
Samatha Jones, bill passed into YIG law
Adrianna Lane, best defense witness
Arianna Lane, Supreme Court Judge
Aden MacMillian, Supreme Court Judge
Parker Matthews, outstanding House Bill, bill passed into YIG law
Helen Phillips, outstanding House bill, bill passed into YIG law
Riley Sloan, outstanding Senate Bill, bill passed into YIG law
Kathleen O’Keefe, bill passed into YIG law