The Danforth American Legion Auxiliary Unit # 367 is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Albrecht, a junior at Iroquois West High School, has been selected to attend the 74th session of Illini Girls State, June 15th-21. Elizabeth will join more than 500 young women from across the state at Eastern Illinois University for this week-long government simulation At Girls State, the girls will elect city, county, and state officials in order to regulate their own cities, enforce laws, and hold mock court trials. The elected legislature will introduce, debate and pass bills.

Elizabeth’s selection was based on scholastic achievement, community participation and leadership qualities. Elizabeth is an active member in the FFA, where she currently serves as the chapter secretary. She is also active in Volleyball, Student Council, Chemistry Club, Chorus, National Honor Society, and the Mentoring program. She is currently treasurer of the Danforth Blue Ribbon 4-H Club. Elizabeth is the daughter of David and Michele Albrecht of rural Danforth.