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Christ Dunberger American Legion Post 537 in Oregon sponsored several young men and women who served as delegates at Buckeye Boys and Buckeye Girls State, held during the summer.

Buckeye Girls State delegates included Megan Bengala, MaKenzie Dorring, Merideth Doughten, Brandy Pelfrey, Talia Ulrich, Hanna Carr, Sydney McQueary and Samantha McLeod.

Buckeye Boys State delegates included Todd Klewer, Daniel Klorer, Kyle Gladieux, Trent Ridenour, Kevin Delvecchio, Michael Ellis and Andrew English.

Throughout the week, delegates learned about the democratic process and how America’s republic form of government works at state and national levels.  Students assume the roles of government leaders by campaigning for positions and holding an election.

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Buckeye Girls State delegates (front) Megan Bengala, MaKenzie Dorring, Merideth Doughten, Brandy Pelfrey; (standing)  Deb Eversman - Auxiliary Americanism Chairman, Talia Ulrich, Hanna Carr, Sydney McQueary, Samantha McLeod.

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Buckeye Boys State delegates (front) Todd Klewer, Daniel Klorer, Kyle Gladieux; (standing)   Trent Ridenour, Kevin Delvecchio, Michael Ellis and Gene Shurtz - Post Americanism Chairman. Not pictured is delegate Andrew English.

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