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2017 Boys/Girls State Sponsorship Event
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.
Lions John Mitzel and John McCaw attended the presentation ceremony for Boys State, Wed, May 10th at the Walter M. Hoffman American Legion Post 179, New Braunfels, TX. 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. The presentation ceremony for Girls State was held, Monday,
May 8th at the New Braunfels Christian Church, New Braunfels, TX. We are supporting 3 High School Seniors to attend this year’s Girls State in Seguin. It takes $425 to support each girl attending; our total donation is $1,275.