Law Day will be held in Effingham County tomorrow, May 4th. During Law Day, area high school students will tour Effingham County Government facilities, meet local government, and will learn what happens in Effingham County Government. The itinerary for tomorrows events are as follows:
- 9-9:30: Students meet in the 3rd floor Community Room at the Effingham County Government Building. Refreshements will be served by the County Board and a welcome will be given by Judge Kimberly Koester. A tour will be taken of the tunnel to the County Building.
- 9:30-10:00: Students will take a tour of the County Jail.
- 10:00-11:45: Students will take a fire arms and range safety class, as well as a range practical at the State Police Firing Range.
- Noon: Students will attend lunch and a program at the Effingham Elk’s Lodge on Banker Street.
- 1:15-2:15: Students will job shadow an assigned office holder.
- 2:15-2:30: An introduction of Board members will be held and information will be shared by the students.
- 2:30: Students will be dismissed to return to school.
Students from three local high schools will be participating in Law Day. From Altamont Mitchell Stevenson, Kolby Pemberton, Jesus Flores, Fernando Romo, and Wyatt Stone. From Dieterich Kayla Holste, Kiersten Goodman, and Evan Kuhl. From Teutopolis Andres Trevino, Jacob Herd, Mikayla Blankenship, Julia Henderson, Nicole Deters, Allie Niebrugge, Joey Siemer, Mitchell Cowman, Jeremy Boehm, and Elizabeth Will. Several Office Holders from our local government will also be participating. They are Sheriff David Mahon, Chief Deputy Paul Kuhns, Circuit Clerk John Niemerg, Supervisor of Assessments Pam Braun, GIS Jill Zerrusen, County Clerk Kerry Hirtzel, States Attorney Bryan Kibler, Treasurer Steve Dasenbrock, Coroner Duane Guffey, Public Defender Scott Schmidt, Chief Managing Probation Officer Cheryl Meyers.