Each year, Boys State programs from across America select two delegates to be Senators at American Legion Boys Nation. Boys State is a simulation of state government. Boys Nation is a simulation of the federal government. This summer, the Senators will travel to Washington, D.C. for an experience of a lifetime! Nayan Vel (Millard North HS) and Porter Nelson (Lincoln Southeast HS) are the two delegates selected to represent Nebraska at American Legion Boys Nation.
Nayan Vel (left) Porter Nelson (right)
The town of Valley Forge was crowned the 2023 Cornhusker Boys State Town Champion. Each year, eight towns compete for this honor. Points are added for successes in various areas, such as; elected offices, appointments, sports, election volunteering, etc. Congratulations, Valley Forge!
The Cornhusker Boys’ State Unicameral Legislature held its Friday session in the historic Warner Chambers of the Nebraska State Capitol. The experience is a highlight of their week, holding their final session in this grand setting.
Friday marks the last full day of The American Legion Cornhusker Boys’ State. This afternoon, the program selected a governor-elect. Anish Amin of Omaha and Millard North High School was elected 2023 Governor of Cornhusker Boys’ State. Porter Nelson of Lincoln Southeast High School was the runner-up.
2023 Cornhusker Boys’ State Governor
2023 Mayor of Alamo and runner-up for Governor
The Cornhusker Boys’ State Supreme Court was in session on Friday to hear three cases. One case was heard during the morning session and the final two cases were heard in the afternoon in the Supreme Court Chamber at the Nebraska State Capital.