40 Students Participate in Youth in Government Day
Nearly 40 Butler High School students have a little more understanding of how local government operates after participating in this year's Youth in Government day.
The Optimist sponsor the annual event, which is financially supported by Abbey Credit Union, Day Air Credit Union, Mid USA Credit Union and Universal 1 Credit Union.
Juniors and seniors spent time with government leaders from the City of Vandalia, Butler Township and the Vandalia-Butler Board of Education.
Butler Class President Sam Penewit served as the Mayor today at a lively City Council meeting. Other students were able to represent council members, police chiefs, trustees and school board members.
The School Board held its February business meeting, allowing students to witness the process of how policies are discussed and accepted.
The day ended with all of the participants having lunch and students receiving certificates for their participation in this educational experience.
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