At the end of their junior year, incoming seniors Quinlan Ingraham, Christian Abbadessa, Bailey Gyllenhammer, Kevin McManus and Nick Waitkus were accepted into the American Legion Boys State program.
They will spend a week learning about government, participating in work sessions, athletics and activities, meeting government and military officials, and working with counselors who provide valuable information and life experiences.
American Legion Boys’ State is a week-long program that immerses high school youth in citizenship and leadership training. They learn the practical aspects of government as it exists in New York, and come to recognize that the individual is integral to the character and success of government. They also participate in physical fitness, teamwork and other activities, under the guidance of American Legion counselors and U.S. Marines.