Wyoming County Students Named Honorary SOS

Posted January 17, 2018: The Independent Herald, Desiree Short

"Cameron Cook and Breonna Stevens from Wyoming East High School and Brooke Gallion from Westside High School were among 49 students from 27 high schools across the state who were named to the program by Secretary of State Mac Warner during a press conference at the West Virginia Cultural Center on Jan. 8."

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WV 2017-18 Honorary Secretary of State Program recipients

Posted January 18, 2018: HuntingtonNews.Net, WV SOS Press Release

“These students have shown a commitment to our form of government by encouraging their peers and classmates to register to vote,” Secretary Warner said. “Working with their teachers and administrators, our county clerks, and civic engagement organizations like Inspire West Virginia, these students ensure that our youngest voters will have a voice in our electoral process.”

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Western Pennsylvania school recognized for civic engagement

Posted December 20, 2017: TRIBLive, Jamie Martinez

Purchase Line is the second school in the state to receive the Governor's Civic Engagement Award,which was founded this year as a cooperative effort by the Pennsylvania Departments of State and Education, along with the nonprofit Inspire U.S. 

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Fairfax County Launches High Voter Registration Challenge

Posted December 20, 2017: Blue Virginia

Fairfax County's 30 high schools are eligible to compete.  Read the article here.


Secretary Warner Recognizes November Effort to Register 2,731 High School Students to Vote

Posted December 8: Press Release by the WV SOS

Inspire West Virginia is mentioned in this press release as an organization that works closely with the high schools and Secretary of States office.  Read the full article here.

Inspired Leader chosen as Extraordinary Teen

Posted June 19, 2017: Tamara Lytle, Arlingtonmagazine.com

Julia Phaltankar helped to get 85 percent of her class registered to vote.  Read more about this extraordinary teen.

Voting and vocation at Arrupe Jesuit High School

Posted November 14, 2017: Lynn Bartels on SOS.state.co.us

For the second year in a row, Arrupe Jesuit High School earned the Eliza Pickrell Routt award for registering to vote at least 85% of their senior class.  Read more here 

Inspire WV Challenges Schools to Register Seniors

Posted November 8, 2017: LocalDVM.Com

Watch the news report here. 

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DSST Green Valley Ranch Receives Award

Published October 16, 2017: Lynn Bartels on SOS.state.co.us

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Inspired Leader Bethany Winters Radio Interview

Aired March 3, 2017: Gary Bowden Show, WAJR News Network

Inspire West Virginia Leader Bethany Winters, who was recently a Honorary Secretary of State, talks about Inspire and why it's important for the youth vote and be engaged in their community.  Listen here.