About: American Legion Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for U.S. high school students. At Boys 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.
When: June 7 – June 12
Where: UT Austin
Cost: Fully funded – even transportation!
Who: Current Juniors – Lamar Academy will select two students from IB and two students from Options in Education.
Application Deadline: March 6th