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"Capitol Project is like no other, the experiences, people you meet, and events you participate in are world class and impact you on a level you have never felt before." – Alex Salisbury, Iowa City, IA

"Capitol Project was an incredible opportunity for me, and I would highly recommend it to any of my peers that are at all interested in government. The people you meet and the places you are given the opportunity to tour are absolutely incredible; an experience I will never forget." – Hannah Ehmcke, Sioux City, IA

"This entire experience was fantastic. My knowledge of the entire system of government has greatly expanded, and I loved working and meeting with so many different people." – Karen Selof, Polk City, IA

"Simply stated, I loved this program. I learned so much, and am sad to say goodbye to the wonderful people I’ve met here." – Rosa Gude, Sheldon, IA

"The Capitol Project is one of the very few experiences where we, the youth, can be prepared to take on leadership responsibilities on the political level." – Noah Canady, Muscatine, IA

"The Capitol Project was truly a great experience that I will never forget. It was fascinating to experience the legislative process first-hand as we wrote our own legislation and debated our bills. It was also an honor to meet with the Governor, Lt. Governor, our local legislators and other government officials. These are people I have always looked up to and I am thrilled to say that they were part of my experience." – Sruthi Palaniappan, Cedar Falls, IA

"Capitol Project was one of the best experiences I've had in high school. Not only did I learn about government by drafting a mock bill, I also got to meet several government officials. I would recommend it to any high schooler interested in government." – Gabriella Ruggiero, Independence

"This experience has taught me just how to behave in life in general. It has taught me to appreciate various points of view that differ from my own. It has also taught me how to successfully get my point across. Seeing and experiencing the legislative process at work was incredible." – Emma Luhmann, Dayton

"I don't want to wait until I'm an adult, out of school, and in a job to make a difference I want to do that now when I'm a teen. Capitol Project helped lay the foundation to achieve this goal. This was really one of the best opportunities I ever had." – Mary Korch, Cedar Rapids

"This program went above and beyond my expectations. It was a great experience that I will never forget, I didn't want to leave!" – Aaron Britt, Le Mars

"Capitol Project is a wonderful experience that gets the younger generation of upcoming leaders to get involved in government and politics. It really gives us the impression that we do matter and can make a difference. It shows us that we will soon determine the legacy of our state. I learned so much information about Iowa Government, as well as made many new friendships that will continue well into my future." – Emily Lidiak, Sheldon

"This program met my expectations and exceeded them. On a 1 to 10 scale, 10 being high, I would give it an 11!" – Regan Wolverton, West Union

"I would give this program 5 stars!" – Madison Ruhland, Guthrie Center

"This program exceeded my expectations, it was awesomely informative." – Tivy Wixom, Ottumwa

"I would rate this program as exceptional!" – Chris Pudenz, Carroll