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Teens get government experience at Boys, Girls State


P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

FOUR LOCAL students who attended the past summer's Boys State and Girls State in Michigan are, from left, sitting: Joshua Hale, Jessica Beckman, Angelina Jarvela, and Zane Ozzello. Standing behind them from the Ironwood American Legion Post 5 are, from left: Mary Ann Bolich, Boys State Director Noah Hale, Legion Auxiliary Girls State Director Mary Hampton Kusz and Legion Auxiliary President Edie Stockhaus. The Legion honored the students on Tuesday evening.


IRONWOOD - Local members of this year's Boys State and Girls State weren't sure they wanted to go, but they all returned in awe from their downstate experience.

And one of them, Zane Ozzello, had the further honor of then being chosen to participate in Boys Nation, which included trips to Washington, D.C.

Ozzello, along with fellow participants Angelina Jarvela, Joshua Hale and Jessica Beckman, are now seniors at Ironwood High School, and they shared their summer experience on Tuesday evening at Ironwood's American Legion Post 5.

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