Area students are getting a first-hand look at how
Winona State University is hosting the 54th annual
Model Legislature on campus this week.
Students from 6th to 12th
grade from a number of Winona-area
schools are coming together to act as members of the
House of Representatives .
State Senate and the Governor's office while writing
and voting on a bill.
Minnesota State Representative Gene Pelowski served
as the advisor for this year's model legislature .
and says the program has inspired many careers in
This is all primary source, hands-on learning.
This is the only model legislature of its kind the
We have students who participated in this model legislature
at every level of government including staffing the
President of the United States.
The model legislature will wrap up it's 'session'