Meet the 2019
Ms President US Winners!

Enrolled Girls in this program will:

  • Explore their own potential to lead, enhance skills, & expand knowledge of what it takes to be a leader.
  • Learn about local, state, and federal leadership opportunities.
  • Hear from local and state leaders.
  • Give (or contribute to) a campaign speech, complemented by their choice of creative expression.
  • Open to all girls in Ridgefield in 4th through 8th grade.  
  • Sessions are held once a month, on a Friday from 4:15–5:45pm, at Ridgefield Library.
  • Sessions will be led by community and state leaders and will include fun, interactive activities. Each session will include a mini lesson plan and a takeaway message.
  • In January 2019, girls will begin to prepare their campaign for “Ms. President US of Ridgefield” using their choice of media or art, and addressing at least 1 issue (school start time, anti-bullying, etc.).
  • In the final session on March 29th at The Ridgefield Playhouse, girls will give their campaign speech and show their display/presentation. All program participants will then vote for the winner.
  • The girl with the top score among all the ballots submitted will be elected Ms President US of Ridgefield.
  • The girl who wins will “hold office” for 1 year until the next girl is elected. During her “administration” she will be invited to attend, participate and/or speak at Ridgefield community events.
  • $275 per participant
  • $250 per each additional sibling
  • Need-based scholarships are available
  • Girl Scouts badge/credit eligible.

  • Civic Leadership / Public Service
  • Local, State, and Federal Government
  • Women’s History and Leadership
  • Public Speaking, Diplomacy & Listening Skills
  • Communications & Media
  • Meet & Greet Local Leaders
  • State Capitol Visit

  • October 4, 25
  • November 15
  • December 13
  • January 10, 31
  • February 21
  • March 20
  • March 29:  Campaign & Election at The Ridgefield Playhouse

Please feel free to email us with any additional questions or concerns:

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