Girls Nation delegate meets Sen. Susan Collins

Posted Aug. 16, 2011, at 1:27 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (right) welcomes Rebecca Pelletier of Bangor to her Washington office. Pelletier, who will be a senior at Bangor High School, was one of Maine’s two delegates to the 2011 American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation. Pelletier also was elected governor of Dirigo Girls State in Maine in June. Delegates to Girls Nation learn about the structure of government with mock exercises based on the functions of Congress and meet with national government leaders.