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Boys Nation 69th class graduates with honor, dignity

Boys Nation 69th class graduates with honor, dignity

Participants recap the week they spent together and award the hard work and dedication of staff members.

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Boys Nation: Where dreams come true

Boys Nation: Where dreams come true

Boys Nation senators spend a day meeting with their respective state senators and representatives.

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Pentagon trip inspires, unites Boys Nation

Pentagon trip inspires, unites Boys Nation

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke to the young men about his job and time at Boys State.

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Boys Nation senators shake hands with President Obama

Boys Nation senators shake hands with President Obama

The young men visited the White House and met with the commander in chief.

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Boys Nation election one for the history books

Boys Nation election one for the history books

Aravind Byju of Florida elected president by a close vote of 50 to 46; Peter Spectre of Maine elected vice president after winning a coin toss.

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Boys Nation senators visit hallowed ground

Boys Nation senators visit hallowed ground

The young men visited Arlington National Cemetery, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and met with President Barack Obama.

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Boys Nation delegates pay respects, honor heroes

Boys Nation delegates pay respects, honor heroes

Delegates honor those killed in Chattanooga, hear of sacrifices of servicemembers killed at Pearl Harbor, in Vietnam War.

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Boys Nation participants hit the ground running

Boys Nation participants hit the ground running

Participants hear from speakers, conduct first round of elections since arriving Friday afternoon.

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Boys Nation Class of 2015 arrives in D.C. Friday

Boys Nation Class of 2015 arrives in D.C. Friday

The 98 young men from 49 states will spend a week learning about the structure and function of federal government.

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University president recalls 'transformation' at Boys State

University president recalls 'transformation' at Boys State

Scott L. Scarborough, president of University of Akron, was elected governor of Texas Boys State 35 years ago - it helped him become who he is today.

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Patriotism and sacrifice: the birth of Boys State

Patriotism and sacrifice: the birth of Boys State

Badger Boys State participants learn about the sacrifices and vision of those who came up with the idea for the program.

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Register for 2015 Children & Youth, Americanism, Shooting Sports conference

Register for 2015 Children & Youth, Americanism, Shooting Sports conference

The conferences get underway in September.

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Former President Clinton addressing Arkansas Boys State

Former President Clinton addressing Arkansas Boys State

President Clinton, a Boys State and Nation alumnus, also will be inducted into Arkansas Boys State Hall of Fame.

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Delaware Boys State learns about local government

Delaware Boys State learns about local government

Three counties in state invite program participants to see their governments up-close.

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Wisconsin governor recalls Boys Nation experience

Wisconsin governor recalls Boys Nation experience

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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Boys State programs go mobile

Boys State programs go mobile

Department of Kansas, California introduced mobile website, phone app to give delegates convenient access to program resources.

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Boys Nation Class of 2014 graduates

Boys Nation Class of 2014 graduates

Scholarships awarded to four Boys Nation officers and one junior counselor

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Singing for the Commander-in-Chief

Singing for the Commander-in-Chief

Boys and Girls Nation sing “Happy Birthday” to President Obama.

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Boys Nation senators visit the Hill

The young men meet with their respective U.S. senators.

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Pentagon briefs Boys Nation on national defense issues

Senators get an assessment of America’s Armed Forces from a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Marymount University offers senators a $10,000 scholarship

Marymount University offers senators a $10,000 scholarship

The 98 Boys Nation senators will receive the scholarship if they apply and are accepted to the university.

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Alabama youth elected Boys Nation president

Alabama youth elected Boys Nation president

Matthew Ellow elected president by a vote of 52 to 46; Louis Lombardo of Texas elected Boys Nation vice president.

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Boys Nation parties nominate president, vice president candidates

Boys Nation parties nominate president, vice president candidates

States south of the Mason-Dixon line sweep all four elections.

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Two Boys Nation senators place wreath at Arlington

Two Boys Nation senators place wreath at Arlington

The 98 senators also visit the Lincoln Monument and three war memorials.

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Boys Nation class of 1963 visits class of 2014

Boys Nation class of 1963 visits class of 2014

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.

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Florida youth elected Boys Nation Senate president

David Enriquez defeats Jeremy Price of Maryland on the final vote.

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Boys Nation senators receive advice on the Constitution

Boys Nation senators receive advice on the Constitution

The young men are advised never to forget the great document’s first three words.

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‘Learning key lessons of life’

‘Learning key lessons of life’

Program director says Boys Nation is about personal development, as well as a study in government.

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Boys Nation senators sworn into office

Boys Nation senators sworn into office

98 high school seniors from 48 states arrive in Washington, D.C., for the 68th session of Boys Nation.

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Hollywood actor recalls 'that one summer' at Boys Nation

Hollywood actor recalls 'that one summer' at 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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