Students take roles in community on Civic Youth Day
by Mark Andrews
Apr 20, 2012 | 1745 views | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Cartersville students started Civic Youth Day by being sworn in during the city council meeting by City Clerk Connie Keeling. Not all the students who participated from Cartersville and Excel Christian Academy are pictured. SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News
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High school students from Bartow County, Cartersville and Excel Christian Academy on Thursday took an active role exploring future career options during the 56th annual Civic Youth Day, sponsored in part by the YMCA of Georgia and the Optimist Club.

"We are educating students in the whole local election process. Students have to register to vote for the Civic Youth Day elections before they can vote for their peers. This is exactly the process they need to do in a couple of more years when they turn 18," Randell Trammell, state executive director with the State YMCA of Georgia, said in a press release.

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