On November 16th, the Winona Model Legislature will open with 117 students participating from area schools. Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon will open the Joint Session, swear in the legislators and preside over the election of Governor, Speaker of The House and President Pro Tem of the Senate. Minnesota State Interim Chancellor Devinder Malhotra and Winona State University President Scott Olson will also address the Joint Session.
Area residents, the media and all interested parties are welcome to attend this event. It begins at 9am this Wednesday at Winona State University’s Tau Center.
The schools participating this year are Austin High School, Cotter High School, Rushford-Peterson High School, Winona Middle School, Winona Senior High School and Winona State University.