Terry Fisher Post 117 announces the opening of the application process for the 2021 Boys State and Girls State Programs.

Boys State and Girls State are two programs for rising seniors nationwide.  In Texas, these programs are one week in length held around the middle of June.  If you are selected, the only cost is your transport to/from.  Boys State is at the University of Texas and Bluebonnet Girls State is held at Texas Lutheran University.

Boys State is run by the American Legion.  The American Legion is a veteran’s organization for all military members who have served.  Girls State is run by the American Legion Auxiliary, a support organization to the Legion.

Interested applicants should look at the Boys State and Girls State websites to gain further knowledge about the programs. 

 

For the Boys the website is: http://texasboysstate.com and

for Girls State it is: http://girls-state.org/

Also helpful would be contacting one of the 2020 citizens.  These citizens are:

Boys State:  Oscar Chavira, Chase Crayne, Jake Dalfrey, Nathan Hunter, Bradley Mitchell, Joshua Richardson, Braden Wills and Liam Zalka.

Girls State: Stella Beaty, Kat Davidson, Marybeth Hamilton, Paige Henry, Hannah Jacobbe, Dirichi James-Osondu, Miranda Jasso, Tabetha Kwasnica, Hailey Murray, Saron Regassa and Mia-Isabella Spear.

-This is a very competitive programs so please take your time with the application. 

-The application MUST BE RETURNED to your counselor BY November 15th (unless the counselor has an early submission date)

-IF YOU ARE APPLYING OFF OF OUR WEBSITE OR FACEBOOK PAGE, PLEASE INCLUDE A LETTER OF ENDORSEMENT FROM EITHER AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF POST 117 OR A TEACHER OR COACH.

Contact Lorna Kipphut at 520-609-4145 or aztx1978@gmail.com with any questions.