Potential delegates must possess the following qualifications and/or characteristics: Nominees to Palmetto Girls and Boys State should be the best leaders from the school and community and should be young women of strong, moral character.
- Leadership ability
- Interest in government
- Desire to participate in the program.
The week is a hands-on application of government and citizenship. Delegates will participate in mock political activities at all levels of government by creating the mythical state of “Palmetto.”