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VHS Sophomores Selected for Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program

VHS Sophomores Devin Lancaster and Aetoine Williams attended the four day conference for
high school students allowing them to interact with experts on citizenship, democracy, the free
enterprise system, the judicial system and the American political process. According to, the program included “thought-provoking lectures, historical tours and
experiential workshops, all designed to develop leadership skills and deepen an understanding
of the rights and responsibilities of engaged citizenship.”

Devin Lancaster and Aetoine Williams are pictured with Department of Georgia Service
Coordinator, Fred Bates, and Department of Georgia Commander and Amvets Post 607
Commander, Wendell Rivens