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 Applications Sought for Hoosiers Boys' State

February 13, 2008 - Once again, The American Legion, Department of Indiana, is presenting the Hoosier Boys’ State (HBS) Program, June 14-21 to be held on the campus of Indiana State University (ISU) in Terre Haute.

Applications for the 2008 program are now being accepted. Male students presently in their junior year at high school may contact their guidance counselors and the Hoosier Boys’ State representatives in their local Legion posts for application forms.

Opportunities for approximately $35,000 in scholarships will be available this summer.

Boys’ state is an intensive, hands-on program focusing on government and politics, building precincts, designing political parties, electing county party chairmen and state central committees, building and running organizational party conventions, creating lobbying groups, and participating in government in action.

Enrichment breakaways include sessions in student rights, law enforcement, legislation, media-broadcasting and speech. In addition to the ISU/HBS scholarship ($1,320 total) ISU provides qualified delegates to HBS. Also, ISU sponsors a college fair that includes 20 or more participating colleges and universities.

According to HBS officials, competition among delegates is keen. An interest in politics and government is highly recommended, but not a pre-requisite. Having a predilection toward speaking is hugely helpful, but not required, according to officials. Delegates come from all areas of the state. “Success at HBS is directly proportional to the degree of a delegate’s willingness to listen and to learn what the staff has to offer,” HBS officials explained. “We have a staff of highly qualified professionals from a variety of backgrounds. If you have those attributes and are willing to apply them in a real-life forum, maybe you should apply now.”

For more information, check out our web site at http://www.hoosierboysstate.org

 

 

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