Catherine E. Condly, a junior at Jim Thorpe Area High School has been selected by Unit 899 of Oplinger-Hower American Legion Auxiliary in Walnutport, to attend Keystone Girls State.
This "Experience in Government" will be held at Shippensburg University from June 23-29. It is the 68th session sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. Approximately 200 girls are brought together through sponsorship of local Auxiliary Units and other organizations to study government on city, council, and state levels.
During the week, the girls will elect city, council, and state officials, including governor, lt. governor, other officers, and an "Outstanding Citizen." Two senators will attend Girls Nations in the Washington D.C. area.
Condly is the daughter of Thomas and Danielle Condly of Jim Thorpe.
She is vice president of the class of 2014, editor in chief of the Olympian Yearbook, captain of the varsity soccer team and a HOBY Representative.
She is also a member of SADD, Olympian Leadership Council, pep club, varsity soccer, cross country, basketball and track.
Catherine recently was honored with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Outstanding Character in West Point, NY.