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Application information for the 2016 Wonderful Wyoming Boys’ State session, June 4-10, 2016, at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds in Douglas, is now available at local high schools, from your local American Legion Post or online at www.wyoboysstate.org. Boys’ State, the nation’s premier program to develop tomorrow’s leaders, is sponsored by the American Legion and is offered to boys who have completed their junior year and have at least one remaining semester in high school. Applicants must be of good character and have an interest in government.
Delegates will compete for a variety of scholarships and may earn three college credits for completion of the program. Two Wyoming delegates will have the opportunity to attend the Boys’ Nation program, in Washington, D.C.
Boys’ State, which is funded by local American Legion Posts and private sponsors, is provided at no charge to the delegates, other than a nominal registration fee.
For information and an overview of the Boys’ State program, visit the website at www.wyoboysstate.org or contact your high school guidance counselor.
Applications must be submitted to the high school student planning office or guidance counselor by March 1.