The American Legion recognized the 2013 Boys and Girls State representatives with a dinner in their honor on July 18. Interim President of the American Legion Russell Clayton presented medals and certificates to the students to show the community’s appreciation for their work in representing their school and the Chester County community at Boys and Girls State earlier this summer. Those present were (left to right) Clayton, Kaitlyn Mesecher, Andrew Hardee, Chase Ross and Monty McNeal. Attending Girls State but not present for the ceremony were Hannah Gaters and Macy Payne. American Legion members and local veterans also attended the ceremony.