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PHS Youth And Government Delegation Excels At Convention
Andrew Mouzin

Upper school students in the Youth and Government club traveled to Jefferson City Dec. 4-7, for their annual convention. Students debated bills, argued cases and ran for offices. Congratulations to the following students:

Legislative
Senate
Senior Thomson Corvin got his bill enacting red flag laws passed into YAG law.

House
Senior Dasha McDonald was named a best statesman, and juniors Hank Newell and William St. Peter had one of the best bills in House 1. Hank and William's bill was to allow student-athletes to profit from their name and likeness.

Seniors Lucia Wolfe and Anika Sanchez-Piotrowski added an amendment to a bill pertaining to a death ban referendum, which passed into YAG law.

Judicial
Pembroke Hill students garnered several awards in the judicial program. Junior Anoushka Makkad was named an outstanding mentor; sophomore Garrison Hill received outstanding trial judge recognition; and sophomore Paige Edwards was named outstanding attorney. 

Additionally, junior Mia Randolph was a semifinalist in the moot court competition.

Executive
Two students, juniors Addie Schmidt and Emerson Pereira, ran for offices. Addie ran for Lieutenant Governor and Emerson ran for Attorney General.

A big thank you goes out to advisers Kathy Williams-Griffin, Becky Stevens, Karl Schmidt, Nick Dorn, Bridget Friday, Andrew Mouzin and Geoff Jolley ’95 for helping make YAG successful this year.

See photos from the YAG convention on the school's Facebook page.