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How Texas Bluebonnet Girls State Has Changed Our Lives

What will Texas Bluebonnet Girls State do for you?

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"Girls State gave me the motivation and inspiration to ultimately serve my country and give back to this great nation we all have the privilege of calling home. Also it gave me my best friend." -Stephanie

"Girls State showed me how beautiful it is to be unapologetically yourself, and how much you can grow when you enable others to enrich your life. Everything we do in life matters whether we realize it or not, and it is our job to take that responsibility and do something meaningful." -Jenna

"Girls State is like coming home to the most supportive, intelligent, thoughtful, and kindest group of people. I feel honored to be able to serve and learn through this extraordinary program that empowers the women of tomorrow." -Rhett

"Here, I gained the confidence to believe in myself and never silence my voice. I gained friends that are the most supportive and endearing girls I've ever met (not to mention the most fun). Girls State gave me a home away from home, and true friends for life." -Jacei

"During my time in Seguin, I discovered how every individual possesses unique strengths and that there is great value in embracing those differences. Girls State truly changed the way I look at the world and those around me." -Kallie

"Girls state taught me that no matter what sector of society I'm in, no matter what job I have, my voice matters. I learned how to speak up and share my thoughts in ways that represented who I am, and also honored those whom I was speaking to." -Priyanka

"By learning about all levels and forms of government, getting up in my city and county to give speeches, and making connections and friendships, I was able to build on this Girls State base and start working in government to try and make a difference in this world." -Emily

"The women that attend Girls State are some of the most brave, kind-hearted, and brilliant people I know and inspire me every day to be the best version of me. Not only are these women amazing individuals, but they are all so encouraging and selfless in their acts of kindness and servant leadership. I have never met a better group of people and even though we are all so unique in what we bring to the table, we all encourage those differences because we know that's what makes this world so great." - Anabeth

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