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2017 Spirit of the Mountains honorees named
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Governor Tomblin accepts Spirit of the Mountains Award
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View [ Student Comments at the Spirit of the Mountains award ceremony ]
John Glenn receives the YLA Preservation of Democracy Award
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The Youth in Government Committee announced that Governor Earl Ray and Mrs. Joanne Jaeger Tomblin will be the 2016 honorees at Spirit of the Mountains.

Martinsburg High Student, Tyler Jenkins, attending Harvard The Journal (Martinsburg, WV) published an article about last year’s Youth Governor, Tyler Jenkins.  Governor Jenkins is quick to point to YLA, specifically Youth in Government, as a contributor to his academic success.  Mr. Jenkins is a freshman at Harvard University. 
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Nolan Pierce, a charter member of the Bend Area YLA in Mason County, WV,  has been selected as one of 51 youth ambassadors to serve as Youth Ambassador for National Child Awareness Month.  His project, “WV Teens for Children” will be focusing on helping the youth at our WV Governor’s Youth Opportunity Camps.
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WV Youth Governor Roark Sizemore awarded 2015 Governor’s Service Award. See [ Letter from Governor ] and
[ Press Release ].

Saira Blair became the youngest state lawmaker in the Nation!
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