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                2016 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. Operated by students elected to various offices, Boys State activities include legislative sessions, court proceedings, law-enforcement presentations, assemblies, bands, choruses and recreational programs.   The total cost to the Garden Ridge Lions Club was $1,125.00.

​​The Garden Ridge Lions Club selected four boys to attend Boys State at the University of Texas. The Boy's State recipients​​ are: Darien Church, Conner, Morawiec, Andrew Brown, and Joshua Adkins.

The Garden Ridge Lions Club selected three girls to attend Girls State at Texas Lutheran University.  The Girl's State recipients​​ are: Sophia Hennessy, Sarah Jasek, and Georgina Hoey.