JRTOC cadets earn spots at Girls State
ALBANY, N.Y. (Feb.
12, 2018) – Albany High School
JROTC cadets Irene Nelson and Christina Black will represent the City
School District of Albany this summer at the 2018 American Legion
Auxiliary Empire Girls State program.
Empire Girls State is a hands-on week-long
educational workshop focusing on the traditions, institutions and ideals
of America and the political process. Nelson and Black, both juniors,
will have the opportunity to network with peers from across the state
and meet with political dignitaries from various levels of government
when they travel to the State University of New York College at
Brockport for the event this July.
Members of The Joseph E. Zaloga Post 1520
selected and sponsored Nelson and Black to attend.
Congratulations to both!
The mission of
the City School District of Albany is
to work in partnership with our diverse community to engage every
learner in a robust educational program designed to provide the
knowledge and skills necessary for success. The district
nearly 9,700 students in 18 elementary, middle and high schools. In
addition to neighborhood schools, the district includes several magnet
schools and programs, as well as other innovative academic opportunities
for students, including four themed academies
at Albany High School.