Bethany Keel was recently chosen to represent The Donoho School at the 2013 session of American Legion Auxiliary Alabama Girls State, held on the campus of the University of Alabama. For one week, she will become a citizen in an imaginary state, taking part in the political life of her community, primarily through campaigning for and electing city, county and state offices.
Keel plans to campaign for the office of county coroner. She will speak to her sponsoring organization, The Donoho School, and to other organizations upon invitation, about her experiences at American Legion Auxiliary Alabama Girls State. She is the daughter of Barry and Angie Keel and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Keel Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Mayfield.