First Posted: 3/21/2012
Students from 10 local high schools participated in Pa. State Representative Sid Michaels Kavulich’s Annual Youth and Government Forum March 16 at Keystone College in La Plume.
The forum featured four panels led by elected officials, members of the media and political analysts. Topics included the media’s role in government, job creation and government opportunities, the electoral process, and an open forum featuring Kavulich, Pa. State Senator John Blake and Lackawanna County Commissioner Jim Wansacz.
School districts that participated included Abington Heights, Carbondale Area, Forest City, Lackawanna Trail, Lakeland, North Pocono, Old Forge, Pittston Area, Riverside and Valley View.