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Mr. Williams goes to Helena for Boys State

 

June 23, 2021

Big Sandy's own Wyatt Williams went to Boys State from June 6th-11th to learn more about how our state, county, and city governments work. The American Legion Boys State is a program dedicated to educating high school students in the legislative process, bill writing, and the election system. It presents students with a simulation of various government situations so they can learn well-rounded and realistic lessons. Boys state was first organized by the American Legion in 1935, hoping to foster patriotism, citizenship, and leadership through the week-long program. Wyatt described it as sort...



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