Argall set to host over 120 high school students at upcoming student government event

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) is expecting over 120 high school students at his upcoming annual “Senator for a Day” student government seminar on Thursday, May 10, at Penn State University Schuylkill Campus.

The event is set to kickoff at 8:30 a.m. with Sen. Argall welcoming the local high school students from 13 area schools to his annual event in the Health & Wellness Building Conference Room.

Students will be split into four separate committees to debate bills that mirror similar proposals under consideration in the state legislature. For example, students will debate school property tax elimination, liquor store privatization, welfare reform measures, sales tax expansion to cover digital product transactions, among several others.

Below is an agenda for Argall’s student government seminar:


8:30 a.m.              Senator Argall remarks about understanding the legislative process

9:00 a.m.              Students attend their mock committee meetings to debate and vote on bills

11:00 a.m.           Lunch

11:40 a.m.           General session and Q&A with Sen. Argall

1:30 p.m.             Dismissal


Contact: Christine Verdier