The American Legion – Department of Texas
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Calendar of Events

Event Date
Registration Begins Jan. 4, 2014 Apply
Registration Ends/Wait list begins May 19, 2014
Boys State 2014 June 8 - June 13 Itinerary

Tom Brokaw - Boys State

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American Legion Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for high school students. It is a participatory program where each student becomes a part of the operation of his local, county, and state government. Read more...

"I am a Boys’ State alumni of 2013. Let me start off by saying that the Boys’ State Program was a life changing experience..."

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"For admission into Texas A&M, we value leadership development in our applicants and look favorably on those who have been selected to attend the Boys State program..."

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"Throughout my 36-year career as a high school teacher, Congressional aide, member of the Texas House of Representatives and as a university president, I have observed the results of the effective leadership experiences given to students who participate in Boys State..."

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Welcome to The American Legion Boys State Family. I am confident that you will not be disappointed with your decision to participate in this outstanding citizenship education experience. It will likely influence your life decisions in ways you can not fully appreciate until years later.

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