Jackson named Arkansas Boys State director

The American Legion Arkansas Boys State Commission has named Lloyd Jackson of Hot Springs as director of the program, which has transformed the lives of young men throughout the state and beyond since 1940.
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2018 Arkansas Boys State elected officials results

2018 Arkansas Boys State elected officials results

Congratulations to the following delegates on winning their respective statewide elected office at the 78th annual session of Arkansas Boys State hosted on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. Governor: Bryan Walker of Harrell Lt. Governor: Ross Elliott...

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2018 Arkansas Boys State Court of Appeals results

2018 Arkansas Boys State Court of Appeals results

The following delegates were one of eight students elected to the Arkansas Boys State Court of Appeals on Tuesday, May 29, as part of the 78th annual session of the program, which is sponsored by the Arkansas American Legion. Colton Cook of Hot Springs Jarod Dewey of...

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2018 Arkansas Boys State House of Representatives results

2018 Arkansas Boys State House of Representatives results

The following delegates were one of eight students elected to the Arkansas Boys State Court of Appeals on Tuesday, May 29, as part of the 78th annual session of the program, which is sponsored by the Arkansas American Legion. Colton Cook of Hot Springs Jarod Dewey of...

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2018 Arkansas Boys State Senate results

2018 Arkansas Boys State Senate results

The following delegates were one of 96 students elected to the Arkansas Boys State House of Representatives on Tuesday, May 29, as part of the 78th annual session of the program, which is sponsored by the Arkansas American Legion. Preston Abbott of Russellville Sam...

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‘I Learned So Much About Who I Was’

‘I Learned So Much About Who I Was’

The following delegates were one of 32 students elected to the Arkansas Boys State Senate on Tuesday, May 29, as part of the 78th annual session of the program, which is sponsored by the Arkansas American Legion. Alec Brown of Alma Arion White of Stuttgart Avery Brown...

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A Boys State Brotherhood

A Boys State Brotherhood

By: Thomas Hamaker, junior counselor By the time I made it to the University of Central Arkansas in May of 2014 for Boys State, I already knew what the week had in store for me. I had heard the stories from past delegates about how the week wasn’t their cup of tea. I...

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From a Boys Nation Senator

From a Boys Nation Senator

By: Ramone Penister, state counselor “America. America. Let us tell you how we feel. You have given us your spirit; we love you so.” These are words sung in unison by the delegates in my county as we waited to check out and receive our certificates and lapel pins. As...

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