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80th Anniversary Of Hoosier Boys State
Updated June 27, 2017 6:03 AM
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(ANGOLA) - The American Legion, Department of Indiana celebrated the 80th Anniversary of Hoosier Boys State as more than 400 students graduated the 2017 class on Friday, June 16 at Trine University in Angola.

The week-long program, "A Week to Change a Lifetime," provides scholarship opportunities and leadership guidance to exceptional young men by way of creating a fictional, and functional, state government based on Indiana's process.

Since Hoosier Boys State started in 1937, the program has reached more than 60,000 Hoosier youths including some notable Hoosier Boys State like former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, former U.S. Senator Dick Luger and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett.



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