Local Teens Picked For Girls State

Two CHS junior girls have been selected to represent Crothersville at Hoosier Girls State this week, June 21-28, at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. The 68th session of Hoosier Girls State theme is to prepare girls to ‘Learn Today and Lead Tomorrow.’ The girls are sponsored by the local Phi Beta Psi Sorority.


Erica Doyle, daughter of Bige and Julia Doyle, of Crothersville is serving as delegate. She is a National Honor Society member, former student council president, FFA president, vice president of the Crothersville Helping Hoosiers 4-H club, and officer with the Jackson County 4-H Horse and Pony Club and a Jackson County 4-H Junior Leader member. She has played high school volleyball and is currently a varsity cheerleader. She just recently was honored with a Top 4 placing in the specialty crop FFA state proficiency and was elected to serve as the Section 4 FFA director. Her future plans are to attend Purdue University to major in Equine Veterinary medicine.


Brooke Prather is an alternate. She is granddaughter of Steve and Sandy Prather of Crothersville. Brooke has been class president all three years of high school, she is a student council member and is a Crothersville FFA member. She has played varsity volleyball, track and has been a varsity cheerleader. She has and will be on the girls‚ varsity basketball team. She is active in the Crothersville First Baptist Church youth group. Brooke plans to attend college to major in the medical field.