Local students attend 4-H Capital Experience

A group of five Marquette County high school students learned about state government and public policy and met with state legislators and policymakers while attending the 2014 Michigan 4-H Capitol Experience program held recently in Lansing. Included were: Front row from left, Westwood High School juniors Courtney Beauchamp and Sarah Conery, Gwinn High School senior Emma Hohman and WHS junior Nathen Nelson; and back row from left, Rep. Scott Dianda, D-Calumet, Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, Michigan State University Extension educator Brian Wibby, WHS junior Samantha Beauchamp and Rep. John Kivela, D-Marquette.