BY: GRACIE DOYLE
On October 4th, 2017, the NGP Wood River High School Chapter of Idaho held a student forum with Idaho Senate Minority Leader Michelle Stennett (D – Ketchum), who serves in the Idaho Senate as a representative of the Wood River High School Chapter’s district. Students were invited to ask questions and discuss local issues with Senator Stennett. With almost twenty students attending, the event opened with Senator Stennett explaining her background, which prompted multiple questions on how she became interested in politics, considering Senator Stennett did not originally set out to become a politician. Members learned about what day-to-day life is like as a Senator, and they were surprised by the amount of research and work that has to be done to succeed in the job!