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Villa Madonna Academy’s KY Youth Assembly participants earn honors, named to leadership roles

Villa Madonna Academy students traveled to Louisville for Kentucky YMCA Youth Association’s Kentucky Youth Assembly.

The annual model government program teaches students how Kentucky’s laws are drafted, debated, and argued in state court.

Villa Madonna Academy’s delegation to Kentucky Youth Assembly

In the High School KYA session, Villa senior Abby Johnson served as President of the Bluegrass Senate. Junior Aidan McGraw was named a Showcase Round Presenter for the Judicial Program.

In addition, two students were elected for leadership roles at next year’s statewide conference. Freshman Quinn Holtzman was elected Speaker of the House, and junior Sophie Schaeffer was appointed Editor-in-Chief for the KYA Media Corps.

At Middle School KYA, eighth grader Lauren Domaschko was elected to serve as governor at next year’s conference. Sixth grader Carmen DeAtley-Rosales and eighth grader Georgia Colvin earned Outstanding Speaker awards, and seventh graders Cam Kratzer, Olive Kuhns, Lily Lewis, and Ksenia Miller earned the Outstanding Commonwealth Bill for their bill on safety training for new gun owners. 

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