Emily Glasgow has been chosen to represent Ashville High School at the 2014 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 of an imaginary state, taking part in the political life of her community, primarily through campaigning fir and electing city, county and state offices. She will learn the operation of government by participating in party caucuses and through the election process. Well-known speakers and other state, county and city officials are expected to visit and enlighten the young women on their civic responsibilities.
Glasgow plans to campaign for the office of coroner. She will speak to her sponsoring organization and other organizations upon invitation, about her experiences at American Legion Auxiliary Alabama Girls State.
She is the daughter of Allan and Lisa Glasgow and the granddaughter of the late Wayne Glasgow and Rita Glasgow and James and James and Barbara White.
Glasgow was selected to attend Alabama Girls State because of her outstanding leadership. Alabama Girls State is a laboratory of practical government, and a personal application of the duties, responsibilities and privileges of being an American.
In her high school and local community, Glasgow is also involved in the Beta Club, Student Ambassador, Youth Leadership Development Program, Class Officer, People to People Ambassador, First Priority, Random Acts of Kindness, Clearbranch Youth Group, Cross-country team and track.