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High school seniors explore Butler County government



EL DORADO — A record 330 high school seniors from across the county got to see the inner workings of the county and its government on Tuesday.

Students from Berean Academy, Remington, Rose Hill, Flint Hills, Augusta and El Dorado toured the courthouse, jail and judicial center. There they heard from different departments including mapping, county attorney and judges, sheriffs, EMS, health department, and others about what they do to keep the county running. Students also got to see how a county commission meeting was ran and meet commissioners.

The annual event is sponsored by the American Legion.



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