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  • Thursday, July 02, 2015

    Girls State Ambassador Gets Standing Ovation at Boys State

    Girls State Ambassador Heather Greenwood got a standing  ovation at the Boys State general assembly July 1 when she was welcomed to the stage and introduced by State Sen. Joe Griffo of Rome.

    Heather Greenwood and Sen. Joe Griffo

    Heather Greenwood and Sen. Joe Griffo

    Greenwood is from Hamilton, NY, and is a student at Cazenovia College.

    To the delight of the crowd, both Griffo and Greenwood donned Boys States t-shirts.

    Griffo spoke of his role as a legislator, discussed issues that may be of concern to the public, and took a number of questions from the students. After leaving the stage he was surrounded by students wanting to talk to him.


    Sen. Griffo at Boys State

    Sen. Griffo pow-wows with students after speaking at Boys State.