Ally Eckert will go to Journalism City by Lindsay Nelson Every year Wakonda sends a girl and boy nominee to Girls and Boys State.
In addition to Wakonda's Girls State nominee, Wakonda will also be sending Ally Eckert.
Eckert will be attending Journalism City, a branch of Girls State.
At Journalism City, students are given the chance to see how an actual reporter and journalist do their every day jobs. They work on, create and publish a daily Girls State paper called the Sacagawea Scroll.
This year Journalism City and Girls State take place May 31 through June 5.
"I'm very excited to be going to Journalism City," Eckert says. "I can't wait to see how real journalists work."