In Memoriam – Alden Johnson

Remembering a Cornhusker Boys’ State legend, Alden Johnson.

Boys’ State Visits the Capitol

Delegates explore a majestic building and hold sessions in grand settings.

Courts in Session at the Capitol

Boys’ State Supreme Court hears cases in the Nebraska State Supreme Courtroom at the capitol.

Riley Knust Elected Governor

Riley Knust is the 77th Governor of Cornhusker Boys’ State


Platforms Have Been Set

Platforms Have Been Set

Platforms for the Federalists and Nationalists parties have been set by membership.

Ready – Set – Campaign!

Ready – Set – Campaign!

Campaigning was in full swing at Harper Hall this afternoon. State and county primary campaigns and elections concluded this afternoon.

The “Red” Hug

The “Red” Hug

A hug three years ago seemed simple, but it was brought back up on Monday night.

Dr. Jo Inspires and Excites Joint Session

Dr. Jo Inspires and Excites Joint Session

“Elements of wellbeing include health and humor. The flight attendant reminds us to take care of ourselves before we help others. Therefore, healthy and active living should be daily Priorities”.
– Dr. Joanne Owens-Nausler

The Trouble with Flying Robots

The Trouble with Flying Robots

Drone journalism was the topic at this mornings session in Kimball Hall.  Professor Matt Waite of the UNL Drone Journalism Lab engaged delegates in lively discussion regarding the challenges and opportunities presented by drone technology.  The discussion touched on...
Town Historians Dig Up Past

Town Historians Dig Up Past

The 77th session of Boys State is beginning a new program – to uncover the past. At least one citizen from each of the 8 towns are known as the Historians and have began looking at their town’s namesake. The historians will also be conducting interviews...

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Bunker Hill Leadership Discussion

Bunker Hill Leadership Discussion

This article shows each of us how important that we learn from each person here seeing as we all have gone through things that make us all great and we can use these qualities to help further ourselves through life.

Alamo Allies with other Towns

Alamo Allies with other Towns

Really captures that even though there are eight different towns we can still come together to make Boys’ State great.

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Local Leadership is Elected

Elections were held to decide local leadership in the 8 Boys State Towns. Find out more now…

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