Four Manhattan High students have been chosen by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 17 of Manhattan to attend the 77th annual session of Sunflower Girls State on the Kansas University campus.
It is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary June 2 through 7.
Alison Payne is the daughter of Chris and Amy Payne. Elizabeth Chapman is the daughter of Grant and Kara Chapman. Elizabeth Kim is the daughter of Jisook Jung and Sungo Kim. Alexandra Feather is the daughter of Ron and Nicole Feather.
They will join around 250 other young women who have just completed their junior year of high school. Speakers during the week will include the Hon. G. Joseph Pierron, Kansas Court of Appeals; Barbara Ballard, state representative; Melissa Burton, department president of the American Legion Auxiliary; and other state, county and city officials.