|State Representative Edward Ted James shakes hands with Youth Legislator JaQueilon Floyd during the 'Youth Legislature Day at the The Capitol' on June 1, 2015.|
|Youth Legislator JaQueilon is interviewed by WBRZ News Channel 2 during the 'Youth Legislature Day at the Capitol' on June 1, 2015.|
Baton Rouge, LA- Selected Youth Legislators joined together for a “Day at The Capitol,” on Monday, June 1.
Youth Legislator, JaQueilon Floyd of St. Helena College & Career Academy was among the youth invited to participate in the event. Floyd spoke with members of the Louisiana House of Representatives and was interviewed by WBRZ News Channel 2 about the bill he wishes to propose during the next mock Youth Legislative Session in 2016. He also spoke with the Southern Strategy Group about his experience with Youth Legislature.
During the, 'Youth Legislature Day at The Capitol,' The Boys and Girls Club Youth Legislator Program was honored in the House Chamber by State Representatives Edward Ted James and Regina Barrow.
Representative James also recognized SU Ag Center’s Assistant Area Agent, Nicolette Gordon, for her continued work with youth programs in the state of Louisiana.
(Article and photos by Nicolette Gordon, SU Ag Center Assistant Area Agent for St. Helena & Tangipahoa Parishes.)