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                2018 Boys/Girls State Sponsorship Event
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​​​At the American Legion Boys and Girls State, participants learn the rights, privileges and responsibilities of franchised citizens. The training is objective and centers on the structure of city, county and state governments. ​​Boys and Girl State is intended to educate our youth in the duties, privileges and responsibilities of American citizenship; give future citizens, in a realistic manner, an opportunity to learn the problems of government by performing the same duties as real office holders in the everyday world; inform them of the rights and privileges of American citizenship; and instill a deep sense of the personal responsibilities and obligations which this citizenship entails.   

​​Boys State: We are supporting 4 High School Seniors to attend this year’s Boys State at the University of Texas, in Austin. It takes $295 to support each boy attending; our total donation is $1,180. Boys State is intended to educate our youth in the duties, privileges and responsibilities of American citizenship; give future citizens, in a realistic manner, an opportunity to learn the problems of government by performing the same duties as real office holders in the everyday world; inform them of the rights and privileges of American citizenship; and instil a deep sense of the personal responsibilities and obligations which this citizenship entails.

​​​Girls State: We are supporting 3 High School Seniors to attend this year’s Girls State in Seguin. It takes $375 to support each girl attending; our total donation is $1,125. Girls State is intended to educate our youth in the duties, privileges and responsibilities of American citizenship; give future citizens, in a realistic manner, an opportunity to learn the problems of government by performing the same duties as real office holders in the everyday world; inform them of the rights and privileges of American citizenship; and instil a deep
sense of the personal responsibilities and obligations which this citizenship entails.




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