Lydia and I (Mary) had a great time at the Student Statesmanship Institute LEAD program this year!
|Like father, like son?|
|Shiloh brought her banjo!|
|On our way to the Capitol|
|The governor's office|
|Lydia's trial on Thursday went very well!|
|Charmaine - so good to see you again!|
|Grace - it was fun being on the same caucus!|
|Giving my speech on the House floor|
|Aleithia, one of Lydia's coaches|
|Abby - Lydia's friend in Mock Trial|
|Ashley was our roommate|
|Emily, Carly, Jaime and Lydia|
|Caitlin, it was a blast hanging out with you!|
|Mallory - I had fun getting to know you!|
|I had a great time with you, Ellen!|
|Anna - super fun to meet someone else who has|
7 girls and 3 boys in their family!
|It was so great to meet you, Isobel!|
|Heidi - You did great on Media!|
|Alexis - fellow mock trial-er|
|Julianne was on Lydia's team|
|Michelle, Elise, Julianne|
|Justin, Shiloh - Lydia's coaches for the 2nd year in a row :)|
|Opposing lawyers and dear friends ;)|
|Joshua, Elise and Lydia, with famous photobomber Justin :D|
|We had such a fun time with you, Ashley!|
|Amanda - we're so sad to see you go, but have a great time in Chicago!|
|Aimee, you're awesome!!|
We were very thankful for the opportunity to go this year!
If you've never been, we strongly encourage you to go.
It will change your life!