On February 2 and 3, eight Hampden-Sydney students traveled to Richmond to participate in the annual Virginia21 Lobby Day. Virginia21 is an advocacy group that provides non-partisan information and support to young voters on the issues of college affordability, jobs for graduates, and political engagement. Virginia21 Lobby Day is a two-day event that brings college students from across the state to Richmond to lobby for these issues. This was the first year that Hampden-Sydney College attended, and it was a huge success.
On Tuesday, the students spent the afternoon learning how to lobby. As part of that process, they heard from Lieutenant Governor Ralph
The Hampden-Sydney students in attendance included Alex Tait '18, Henry O'Neal '18, Stewart Lawrence '17, Trevor Starnes '17, Nate Oliver '17, Kyle Hart '16, James Crandall '16, and Terrance Harris '16.