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Three counties in state invite program participants to see their governments up-close.
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Before becoming Wisconsin's highest executive official, Scott Walker was once a rising high school senior who moved through Badger Boys State and ultimately Boys Nation.
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Department of Kansas, California introduced mobile website, phone app to give delegates convenient access to program resources.
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Scholarships awarded to four Boys Nation officers and one junior counselor
Boys and Girls Nation sing “Happy Birthday” to President Obama.
The young men meet with their respective U.S. senators.
Senators get an assessment of America’s Armed Forces from a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The 98 Boys Nation senators will receive the scholarship if they apply and are accepted to the university.
Matthew Ellow elected president by a vote of 52 to 46; Louis Lombardo of Texas elected Boys Nation vice president.
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States south of the Mason-Dixon line sweep all four elections.
The 98 senators also visit the Lincoln Monument and three war memorials.
The nine Boys Nation alumni share words of wisdom with the 98 young men; 1963 Boys Nation alumnus and former President Bill Clinton writes a letter to the 2014 class.
David Enriquez defeats Jeremy Price of Maryland on the final vote.
The young men are advised never to forget the great document’s first three words.
Program director says Boys Nation is about personal development, as well as a study in government.
98 high school seniors from 48 states arrive in Washington, D.C., for the 68th session of Boys Nation.
Donal Logue, a veteran of the small and big screens, remembers how he came of age in 1983 when he left his small California town for Washington, D.C.
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The 98 American Legion Boys Nation delegates from 49 states will convene in Washington, D.C., to learn about the structure and function of federal government.
The Samsung American Legion Scholarship is available for Boys State or Girls State attendees who are direct descendants of wartime veterans.
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Simeon Toronto, who represented Minnesota as a 2013 delegate, will be profiled on ‘Life to the Max.’
Buckeye Boys State program teaches youth born in other countries the values of being an American.
Fifty years after shaking hands with President Kennedy, Boys Nation alumni look back on an experience that changed lives and shaped careers.
Weekly YouTube clip from White House features senators' visit with President Obama.
Akbar Khan, from Utah, started organization to donate bags given away at conventions to youth in all needy areas of the world.
'Awesome,' 'very cool' used to describe week that shapes a lifetime.
Senators to the 67th session receive rare opportunity to meet and take a picture with commander-in-chief.
Several Boys Nation attendees get rare opportunity to follow their U.S. senators for a day; watch live streaming of Boys Nation graduation tonight at www.legiontv.org.
Twilight Tattoo gives Boys Nation attendees an appreciation for the military and their country's wars.
Simeon Toronto, a Federalist, is 67th Boys Nation president; Zachary Faircloth, a Nationalist from South Carolina, is vice president.
Matthew Hall from Kentucky, John O’Brien from New York accompany National Commander James E. Koutz in laying wreath at Tomb of Unknowns; watch candidate debates, elections today on LegionTV.