(High school senior Rasheeda Brumskill was "mayor for the day" during the annual PAL Day.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Teens Get Inside Look at City Government in Philadelphia PAL Day

Seventeen-year-old Rasheeda Brumskill, a senior at the Philadelphia Military Academy, was serving as Mayor for the Day. She has been in the Police Athletic League since she was five.


(Mayor Michael Nutter listens as mayor-for-a-day Joseph Bazzelli addresses reporters on Monday.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Dozens Of High School Students Take Part in Philadelphia’s “PAL Day”

Each young man and woman shadows a top city official for a day, and Archbishop Ryan senior Joseph Bozzelli got what was arguably the top job — honorary mayor.