Samantha Zocher, Elizabeth Denzler and AudreyAnn Roose have been selected by Craig-Reed Auxiliary #1181 in Cisco to attend the 79th session of Illini Girls State at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston from June 16 to June 22.

Girls State is a simulation based on Illinois government to provide citizenship training for girls who have just completed their junior year of high school.


Samantha Zocher

Zocher is the daughter of Andrew and Joan Zocher of Monticello. She is a student at Monticello High School. Her school activities include drum major in the marching band, madrigals, thespians and cross county.

She is a member of Lifesavers and student council, and is a volunteer at Carle Hospital and the Piatt County Animal Shelter.


Elizabeth Denzler

Denzler is the daughter of Jeff and Karla Denzler of Argenta. She is a student at Argenta-Oreana High School. Her school activities include scholastic bowl and science olympiad.

She is a leader of her church youth group and has a black belt in taekwondo.


AudreyAnn Roose

Roose is the daughter of Jennifer Roose and Tom Roose of Grove City, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of Sue Lewis and niece of Debra Lewis of Cisco, who is the current Illinois Department Auxiliary President. AudreyAnn is a student at Grove City High School.

Her school activities include choir and band. She serves as a classroom aid for special needs students and works at McDonald’s as a crew trainer.