Tallahassee Democrat
“JMI, elected officials host top high-school juniors”
October 13, 2015The James Madison Institute welcomed top high-school juniors to gain hands-on experience in government operations as part of its Youth Leadership Tallahassee program.The students participated in various events, including “Mayor for a Day” with Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who spoke to students about his day-to-day responsibilities.The students also had lunch and networking sessions with members of the media and other local officials including: Rep. Alan Williams, Leon County commissioners John Dailey, Kristin Dozier and Nick Maddox as well as City Commissioner Scott Maddox.”I was very impressed with their willingness to engage and their thoughtful questions,” Gillum said. “I was most encouraged by the collective commitment to serving their community.”Article: http://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2015/10/13/jmi-elected-officials-host-top-high-school-juniors/73902986/