Senators in the Cornhusker Boys’ State Unicameral are working hard to craft and debate legislation .
Lt. Governor Mike Foley was the keynote speaker at the Wednesday joint session of Boys’ and Girls State. Lt. Governor Foley addressed the students and answered their questions. Prior to the keynote address, the band and chorus performed for the 800 students in attendance. University of Nebraska coaches Amy Williams, Bob Diaco, and John Cook shared words of encouragement.
On a sunny summer day, one popular activity at Boys’ State is sand volleyball. The eight towns will compete during the week for seeding in the championship on Friday.
Nearly 400 boys’ state delegates boarded busses and headed out to the Lincoln National Guard and Air National Guard base in Lincoln today. This exciting trip provided an opportunity to experience some premier military hardware. We are thankful for our men and women who serve our state and country!
Cornhusker Boys’ State was in total campaign mode today in advance of the primary election held this afternoon. Delegates all start with the limited resources of white paper, black/red crayons, and masking tape. Signs, slogans, and countless handshakes were central to these creative campaigns.