May 27, 2024

Local Students Participate in Boys State 2017

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Over 430 rising seniors from across the state recently participated in the 80th American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy. The event was held at Kansas State University June 4-9.

Boys State is described as a “learning by doing” political exercise that simulates elections, political parties and government at the state, county and local levels.

Below are the local students that participated this year:

Lawrence Lange, Lange Christian Academy, Kennedy County Senator

Brendan Smith, Southwestern Heights High School, Patton County Senator

Trey Caffee, Garden City High School, City of Janssen Councilman

Jesse Garetson, Sublette High School, Department of Natural Resources Staff

Marcus Brollier, Ulysses High School, City of Shelton Councilman

Alec Feldman, Ulysses High School, City of Hiatt Councilman